LiMo Foundation could be close to bearing fruit for Samsung, Vodafone in a big way

Foundation’s platform is far from vaporware — countless Japanese domestic market handsets run it in one form or another, which makes sense considering that NTT DoCoMo, NEC, and Panasonic are all counted among its founding members — but outside the land of the rising sun, LiMo’s had very little end-user impact even as it’s collected big-name members and released several rounds of specs and white papers over the last year and a half. To a certain extent, that’s by design; unlike Android, LiMo is as much about creating synergies for manufacturers and carriers as it is about giving subscribers...

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