Last year Finnish software company Digia arranged to acquire the Qt commercial software licensing business from Nokia.
It’s now announced plans to acquire the Qt technology and business from Nokia, which means it’s taking over the entire Qt Project. Digia now plans to bring Qt to the Android, iOS and Windows 8 platforms.
New figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC) have revealed that 85% of all smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012 ran either Android or Apple’s iOS.
It’s a new combined high for the two mobile operating systems, contrasting with BlackBerry and Symbian which both saw their market shares fall below 5%.