http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/06/15/mobile_linux/

Motorola, NEC, Panasonic and Samsung, along with mobile operators NTT DoCoMo and Vodafone, have announced plans to form an independent foundation to develop a common mobile Linux-based platform.
More here:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/06...nux_phone_api/

The means are woolly - but the principal objective will have reverberations in both Tampere and Seattle.