Palm by the end of this year will start shipping Treo phones with a Linux-based operating system as a replacement for the current Palm OS 5 software.
While most people could have seen a Linux move coming, few would have expected that the company will be using an internally developed version of the open source operating system. A more likely supplier would have been Access, which acquired Palmsource and is working on the Access Linux Platform software for mobile phones.
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Spitzer Space Telescope could not spot Oumuamua, suggesting that it is actually pretty small
Greenland crater one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth
This long-sought progenitor star was identified in an image captured by Hubble in 2007