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Samsung To Sell Open Source Tizen OS Smartphones in 2013

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Samsung plans to sell a smartphone based on the open source Tizen operating system sometime in 2013 in conjunction with Japanese carrier NTT Docomo, a move aimed at supplying mobile device giants Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) with some new competition, according to a report in Japan’s Daily Yomiuri. The Tizen OS is a Linux-based operating system springing from Nokia’s defunct 2010 MeeGo project with Intel (NSDQ: INTC), subsequently taken over by the chip maker and Samsung and overseen by the Linux Foundation, as described here. The Tizen OS is designed to support table (IT news)