It is an important announcement made by Symbian Foundation in the history .
At last the ten years old Symbian Operating System became an open source . No doubt this is a very big move in the mobile O/S industry and will open lot of new opportunities for the developers in the market .
“The dominant operating system provider out there is Symbian,” says Lee Williams, executive director of the Symbian Foundation, “and now we are offering developers the ability to do so much more.”
Await for more developments in this newsitem .
Symbian Software Limited was acquired by Nokia for USD 410 million, and in April 2009 a new independent non-profit organisation called Symbian Foundation was established. The foundation includes Nokia, AT&T, LG, Motorola, NTT Docomo, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments and Vodafone.