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Finnish MeeGo Startup Jolla Selects Yandex's Android App Store For Preloading On Its Sailfish OS Handset

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http://techcrunch.com – Finnish phone startup Jolla, which is on a mission to offer more choice in the smartphone space by building its own smartphone hardware and with a MeeGo-based open source smartphone OS called Sailfish, is banding together with Yandex, Russia's homegrown Google, to power the app store on its forthcoming smartphone. Jolla's Sailfish OS has been designed to be compatible with Android, as well as supporting its own native set of apps - via the Sailfish SDK – but being as it's running its own OS rather than Google's platform it was never going to have access to Google's Play Store. In an (IT news)