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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Is it the end for Symbian… and for Garmin-Asus, too?

Two rumoured reports of closures: the Symbian Foundation and the Garmin-Asus partnership.

The resignation of Symbian's Lee Williams, followed by Nokia's new focus on Qt, has led to rumours that new executive director Tim Holbrow – previously Chief Finance Officer – will be winding down the foundation within the next six months.

And Asustek is expected to walk away from its Garmin-Asus handset business when the partnership with navigation company Garmin expires in January 2011, with the manufacturer returning to the production of Asus-branded handsets.

[Sources: TheRegister.co.uk; DigiTimes.com]

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10/26/2010 7:51 AM

Confirmed: no more joint-branded phones from Garmin and ASUS bit.ly/bQsTQW

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