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Motorola would create own smartphone OS if it had the money

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 20 Feb 2010 12:34 User comments (1)

Motorola would create own smartphone OS if it had the money Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has made an interesting note this week, saying that if they had sufficient funding they would create their own smartphone operating system.
Additionally, Jha said now that Windows Mobile has updated to version 7, the company will consider using it again, after writing it off for years.

Says Jha, via the WSJ: "If I had more money for R&D, I'd be developing an operating platform." In regards to Windows Phone: "I'm open to it...I think I need diversity in our portfolio."

Motorola remains committed to Android, the operating system that practically saved the company from bankruptcy, but it seems Motorola is looking to open up to other operating systems in the next year.

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120.2.2010 22:56

Jha: I think I need diversity in our portfolio.Well, you should've thought that out about well before Win 7 phone was even thought of, and why is this guy a CEO for a major company anyways?

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