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News Scan: Apple throws a curve; Qualcomm develops cheap, powerful chip; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 12/10 including: Apple's new patent for curved devices, mid-range smartphones' new powerful chip, the latest from Linux, stats on mobile vs PC browsing and the huge boost the smartwatch market will see through 2018.

OpenBEL to become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

Data collection has never been a problem in the life sciences. Indeed, one could point to the life sciences as the source of the original big data conundrum. Previous efforts to resolve big data knowledge management and global collaboration have hit their limit however, and now a new approach is needed. Enter the newly-formed partnership between OpenBEL and the Linux Foundation.

Verizon's Terremark cloud unit invests in Xen, CloudStack open-standard projects

  Verizon's Terremark cloud unit is investing in the Xen Project and CloudStack open-standard community, Terremark said in blog post this week.

Samsung joins Linux Foundation, pledges $500K to support open source

Samsung Electronics has joined the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization that oversees the open-source Linux operating system. Samsung signs on as a platinum member, paying $500,000 per year...

Intel scraps MeeGo for Linux-based Android rival Tizen

Intel will halt development of its MeeGo open-source mobile platform to throw its support behind Tizen, the new Linux-based cross-architecture device software platform announced Tuesday by the Linux

China Mobile joins the Linux Foundation

China Mobile, the world's largest telecommunications operator by market value, is joining the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the growth of the Linux open-source