Alibaba revives mobile OS efforts

Tuesday 16 April 2013 | 04:07 CET | News
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group has revived its homegrown mobile phone operating system, seven months after Google blocked the China debut of an Acer smartphone featuring Alibaba's software. Alibaba's mobile business unit will work with device manufacturers, telecom carriers, and software developers in the creation of an ecosystem revolving around the Alibaba OS. The OS has also been rebranded to Alibaba Mobile Operating System (Amos), from the original name of Aliyun (Ali Cloud) OS. The company also announced that five additional handset makers were launching phones running the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Acer / Alibaba / Amoi / Google / Haier / Taobao
Countries: China
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