|Mozilla Announces $25 Firefox Phone
A $25 Firefox OS-based smartphone was announced by the Mozilla Foundation at the Mobile World Congress. Although targeted at emerging markets, the move could affect smartphone pricing worldwide.
|Will Samsung Watch Be Android-Free?
The Galaxy Gear 2, the next version of Samsung's smart watch, will not run Android but will instead use the Linux-based open-source Tizen as its operating system, according to reports.
|Can Tizen OS Be an Android Killer?
Tizen aims to compete with iOS and Android for a share of the mobile device market and has been deemed "The Android Killer." The list of vendors who support Tizen's open operating system continues to grow.
|Samsung Joins OpenPower Group
Electronics giant Samsung has joined the IBM-led OpenPower Consortium. The industry group promotes chip designs based on the IBM Power chip, for use in data center hardware and other products.