BOSTON (Reuters) – The progressive group MoveOn.Org said on Friday it had raised $300,000 in less than 24 hours to support consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren’s bid for the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts.
Reports have surfaced about a new Linux-based mobile platform that Nokia is developing for feature phones. The platform, called Meltemi, will run on low-cost devices aimed largely at developing markets—regions where Nokia has historically been strong.
The new operating system might help Nokia remain competitive at the low end as Android starts to scale down and become a serious contender in the high-volume feature phone space. Although Android isn’t quite there yet, its proven versatility and appeal to mobile carriers suggest that it will eventually be adapted to run on even cheaper hardware.
(Reuters) – A joint venture of Hitachi Ltd and LG Electronics Inc has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $21.1 million fine for bid-rigging and price-fixing in the sale of optical disk drives, the Justice Department said on Friday.