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MontaVista Rolls Out Mobilinux

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Mobilinux 4.0, built on the fourth generation of MontaVista's Linux platform, serves as the core of the Mobilinux Open Framework, an industry-wide program for the creation and promotion of Linux-based handset reference architectures.

Mobilinux is an optimized Linux operating system and development environment, ideally suited for wireless handsets and mobile devices, with requirements for power management, hard real-time performance, fast start-up, and small footprint.

"Around the world, manufacturers are increasingly looking to Linux to be their OS for wireless handsets and devices," said Richard Kerslake, OMAP worldwide general manager, Cellular Systems, Texas Instruments.

That story here.

This could be one answer to the growing problem of cellular headset viruses. Just this morning it was reported that a new virus that spreads from cell phone to cell phone has made its way to 20 different countries around the world, a Finnish anti-virus expert said. That story is mirrored here.

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