The LiMo Foundation and the Linux Foundation will join with Intel and Samsung Electronics to develop a new open-source platform for phones and other devices, although analysts said the successor to Intel's ill-fated MeeGo software -- dubbed Tizen -- faces obstacles in a highly competitive market. Officially, MeeGo still lives: Nokia has shipped the N9, the first and only handset based on the operating system the handset maker had developed with Intel before joining up with Microsoft.

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