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Tech Heavies Join Forces for Better Gadgetry Through Linux

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – A group of high-tech firms, led by ARM, Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments, have formed a nonprofit organization to promote the use of Linux software on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. To that end, the organization, called "Linaro," will develop tools, applications, kernel, graphics and boot codes to help the various Linux-based distributions -- Android, LiMo, MeeGo, Ubuntu and webOS -- work as effectively as possible with the high-performance, low-power processors these device (General)