Funambol Launches Industry's First Open Source
Community-Based Phone Certification Program to
Accelerate Mass Adoption of Mobile Services
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| Phone Sniper is the second community incentive
| initiative launched by the company this fall.
| Funambol Code Sniper, announced in September
| 2006, pays cash to open source community members
| who develop connectors and plug-ins that extend
| the functionality and reach of the world's most
| downloaded mobile open source software. These
| programs are expected to accelerate the growth of
| mobile services such as mobile email by mass
| market consumers.
I suspect that Google has announced similar sorts of
bounties. Many people know the frustration of being
unable to move key data (e.g. PIM) from device to device.