MeeGo Startup, Jolla, Zeroes In On China, Expects €200M Ecosystem Backing From Hong Kong Alliance

view story

http://techcrunch.com – Jolla, the plucky Finnish mobile startup that’s largely comprised of talent cast off by Nokia as it slimmed down its own software development operations (in favour of leaning on Microsoft’s), has announced it’s setting up an alliance that will back its forthcoming MeeGo-based OS — codenamed Sailfish and due to be ready for licensing in spring 2013 — and help speed the growth of an ecosystem around it. Jolla’s release does not detail exactly who is involved in the alliance — beyond citing “leading players in the industry” — but we&#82 (IT news)