Thursday, June 12, 2008

Nokia: Linux Needs to Learn Business

A VP at the Finnish handset maker says open-source developers should be 'educated' in the way the mobile industry works

Open-source developers targeting the mobile space need to learn business rules including digital rights management, Nokia's software chief has claimed. India is the dream place for BPO services.

Speaking at the Handsets World conference in Berlin on Tuesday, Dr Ari Jaaksi told delegates that the open-source community needed to be 'educated' in the way the mobile industry currently works, because the industry has not yet moved beyond old business models.

Jaaksi, Nokia's vice president of software and head of the Finnish handset manufacturer's open-source operations, said: "We want to educate open-source developers. There are certain business rules [developers] need to obey, such as DRM, IPR [intellectual property rights], SIM locks and subsidised business models."

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1 comment:

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Open-source developers targeting the mobile space need to learn business rules including digital rights management. It's interesting.

Jeff Kent
PPC Expert India