Via Financial Times: "Nokia and Intel on Monday unveiled plans for a new operating system to power sophisticated smartphones and netbook computers, in an attempt to catch up with Apple and Google.

The new platform, called MeeGo, could enable Nokia to improve its weak position in high-end smartphones, where the world’s largest mobile maker has faced criticism that it lacks a handset to rival Apple’s iPhone.

The platform could also help Intel, the world’s largest chipmaker, to finally push its way into the mobile market after several failed initiatives."

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