The companies say the OS will launch in the first quarter with devices spanning smartphones, tablets, TVs and in-car screens, planned by midyear.
“We believe the future belongs to HTML5-based applications, outside of a relatively small percentage of apps, and we are firmly convinced that our investment needs to shift toward HTML5, Intel Director of Open Source Technology Center Imad Sousou wrote in a blog post.
Rebuilding its business on the low end will be crucial to Nokia’s success, says Pyramid Research . At the end of the second quarter the unit had fallen 16 percent since the previous year. (See Analyst: Nokia Faces Low-End Threat and Nokia Kills Symbian in the States.)
— Sarah Reedy, Senior Reporter, Light Reading Mobile