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[vox] Interview: Roger Kung of E28 (Linux Smartphone company)



CEO Interview: Roger Kung of E28
http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT6707893115.html

  LinuxDevices presents this exclusive interview with Roger Kung,
  Chairman and CEO of E28, a Linux smartphone startup in Shanghai, China.
  E28 was the first company to ship a Linux smartphone, and could
  unveil a Linux smartphone for the US as early as the Boston LinuxWorld Expo.

  Roger Kung is well-known in the mobile phone industry, having served
  as President of Motorola's Asia operation, which he grew from annual
  sales of $200 million to $4 billion.  Kung strongly advocated Linux
  smartphones at Motorola, and he retired from Motorola in 2002 to found
  E28, a company entirely focused on Linux smartphones.


Interestingly, Motorola is the one big cellphone company that's already
stepping into the Linux-based cellphone game [1], so apparently, his advocacy
worked. ;^)

I got a chance to see the E2800+ at LinuxWorld Expo in SF this month.
It's pretty neat looking! [2]


[1] Motorola Linux-based phones:

    Motorola A760 Linux/Java handset/PDA
    http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4504156025.html

    Motorola A768
    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS3664493962.html

    Motorola A780
    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS3567256959.html

    Motorola E680
    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS4604576509.html


[2] E28's Linux-based phones:

    E28 E2800
    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS5033717348.html

    E28 E2800+
    http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS2220873893.html


-bill!
bill@newbreedsoftware.com            Man, some trip this turned out to be.
http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/       All we caught is a tire, a boot,
New Breed Software                    a tin can and this book of cliches.

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