Google opens Android source code to mobile developers


Google and the Open Handset Alliance have announced the availability of the Android platform source code which can be used by developers to create applications for Linux-based mobile phones. 

The battle lines are being drawn in a contest that will almost certainly define the design of mobile phones over the next five years.

Many in the industry will be pleased to see the emergence of Linux and other open source software as the basis of most mobile phone developments. 

A – X of Linux
A Android
B Broadcom and LiMo
C Carrier Grade Linux
D Driving automotive
E Ericsson 3G
F Free software embedded
G Google G1
H How to migrate
I Intel
J Jumping on board
L Luminary Micro
M Mobile Linux
N Nokia does battle
O Open Source engineering
P Power shift
Q Qualcomm
R RTOS versus Linux
S Stallman
T Tivo-isation
U UK radio mapping
V VirtualLogix VLX
W 2 Watt green PC
X Xilinx adds Linux

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