The media is abuzz with Intel's purchase of OpenedHand. This makes sense as the divergence from Canonical on Ubuntu Mobile left Intel with a gap in Linux developer partnerships.
One thing is certain: Microsoft must be fuming about this. A couple years ago, all home computer hardware developers had to be in bed with Microsoft to get things out the door. Recently, we've seen Intel's shift to face off with Microsoft in the software/operating system market. We live in interesting times. If we can see more hardware and software developers working on a unified Linux software distribution model, maybe mobile Linux isn't doomed after all.
p.s. If anyone knows the original source of the image used in this post, please let me know.