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posted by martyb on Wednesday July 08 2015, @08:25PM   Printer-friendly
from the 'holla'-or-'yolla'-or-'hoya'-or-??? dept.

Finland-based Jolla Oy, developer of the Linux-based Sailfish OS for mobile devices as well as the creator of their namesake Jolla Phone and the soon-to-be-released Jolla Tablet, have announced that it will be restructuring the company. As per their official press release [pdf], the company has placed former Chairman of Board Dr. Antti Saarnio as its new leader, while former CEO Tomi Pienimäki has been appointed to a position outside of the company.

The press release states that a new company will be created to continue their hardware business while Jolla Oy (referred to as Jolla Ltd. in the press release) will be focusing its attention solely toward developing and licensing Sailfish OS itself.


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  • (Score: 2) by SGT CAPSLOCK on Thursday July 09 2015, @08:18AM

    by SGT CAPSLOCK (118) on Thursday July 09 2015, @08:18AM (#206865) Journal

    Since I was so interested in Sailfish, I've actually been reading quite a bit about how they're interested in solving the same problems you brought up with their UI. At least they seem to be aware of them and interested in looking for ways to unify things properly.

    I really hope their company isn't sinking. I want to try it myself and see some day.

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