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Nokia Bases Mobile Web Browser on KDE Technology

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Nokia has unveiled their new web browser for its mobile phones, based upon the KDE Project's open source technology. The browser uses the KHTML and KJS rendering engines to provide a fast and powerful web browser.

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Nokia has announced the release of its open-source mobile Web browser and has launched a new portal to share information about its open-source activities.

In June, Nokia announced that it was developing an open-source browser for phones that use its S60 smart-phone software platform. The browser, now available to licensees of S60 Third Edition, relies on the WebCore and JavaScriptCore components of Apple's Safari Web kit. Safari, Apple's browser, uses KHTML and KDE's JavaScript Engine, developed as part of KDE's Konquerer open-source project.

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