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OT: Facebook building a smartphone....
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Submitted by flu on May 28, 2012 - 9:55am
I told some of ya folks this was gonna happen....
No way they are going to build a smartphone from scratch in less than 1 year, including the O/S....
So either they're blowing smoke on the timeline or they're going to do an acquisition soon.
Mark Z, just buy Rimm and call it a day....
Seriousness though, I guess android O/S techies just got an extension to the shelf life of this skillset if we get into an out war on Android O/S stock versus Android-modified Kindle versus soon to be Android O/S FB phone + Google TV...
Report: Facebook is making a phone
CNN) -- A week after Facebook's bungled IPO comes fresh news to tantalize, or torment, the company's investors. The social-networking behemoth may be making a phone.
Facebook hopes to release its own smartphone by next year, according to a New York Times report quoting anonymous sources at the company and others who have been briefed on Facebook's plans. Facebook has already hired more than half a dozen former Apple engineers who worked on the iPhone, the report said.
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