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Motorola may make web-based OS to avoid leaning on Android

03/23, 2:30pm

Motorola said poaching Apple, Adobe to make own OS

Motorola is quietly building a team to develop its own mobile OS and get away from its heavy dependence on Android, an insider said late Tuesday. Engineers have supposedly been quietly poached from Adobe and Apple over the past nine months. One of them, software engineering VP Gilles Drieu, headed Apple's rich media and apps group, and was important to Apple participating in web standards groups like the W3C, InformationWeek found out.

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Motorola buys startup created by former Apple engineers

08/24, 6:05pm

Motorola acquires 280 North for Android app tools

Motorola joined in the slew of acquisitions today by buying 280 North. The deal, rumored to cost $20 million, gives it access to a programming platform known as Cappuccino that simplifies creating deeper web apps. A Motorola representative noted to TechCrunch that the deal would help "foster the Android ecosystem" through web-based apps and technology.

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