Symbian Ltd. was a software development and licensing company. It was established in 1998 as a partnership between Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola, and Psion. It was acquired by Nokia in 2008.
If you've been following our Windows Phone 8 coverage today, you know that anybody who buys a Windows Phone today will not be able to upgrade to WP8 when it ships this fall.
News that every official Symbian website will be shuttered, including every page from symbian.org, the Symbian Twitter and Facebook feeds, and the source code itself will be shelved.
News of Nokia taking over the development of the Symbian OS and the Symbian Foundation becoming a licensing operation only.
Overview of the operating system from the beginnings to the last Nokia phone shipped with it.
Looking for the reasons behind Nokia's fall: choosing Windows Phone.
The consequences of the first Nokia handsets running Windows Phone remaining stuck on version 7 with no upgrade path to WP8.
Details of the new partnership.
Nokia confirmed that the 808 PureView was the very last device that the company would make on the Symbian platform.
News of the announcement by Nokia that they will be acquiring the remaining 52% of Symbian they don’t own and will be releasing the complete Symbian platform under the Eclipse open source license.
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