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MeeGo, Android takes stage at Linux conference

Advocates for duelling open source mobile platforms Android and MeeGo championed their technologies on Wednesday, with a MeeGo spokesman offering a product roadmap, and a Google technologist emphasising Android's release schedule and addressing fragmentation questions.

Both platforms were touted at The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit conference in San Francisco in separate presentations.

MeeGo is a Nokia- and Intel-driven mobile OS effort derived from the prior Maemo and Moblin platforms. MeeGo is a Linux project hosted by the Linux Foundation.

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