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This article was published on July 7, 2015

    Jolla is spinning its hardware ambitions into a new company so it can focus on Sailfish OS

    Jolla is spinning its hardware ambitions into a new company so it can focus on Sailfish OS
    Nate Swanner
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    Jolla is splitting into two companies. The company says it will focus on mobile development and licensing of Sailfish OS with Jolla Ltd., while a new company will be established to handle its hardware ambitions.

    The company isn’t saying who’s interested in licensing Sailfish OS, but will be at Mobile World Congress Shanghai later this month to talk about its progress in getting Sailfish in the hands of more users.

    The Jolla Tablet will still be delivered to Indiegogo backers, but Jolla says “supply issues of certain hardware components” is holding things up.

    The new hardware company will be announced “after the summer.” Jolla suggests it will focus on “security enhanced devices.”

    Jolla strengthens focus on Sailfish OS licensing and development; a new company to continue device business
    [Jolla]

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