Symbian’s presence on the web is stripped away as the mobile operating system moves back to Nokia. Earlier this month, the Symbian foundation said troubled handset maker Nokia would take over development of the open-source OS, with the foundation remaining in charge of licensing.
The organisation has stated that all of the websites hosted by the Symbian Foundation will be shut down on 17th December, as well as its Facebook page and Twitter feed. On its website, the foundation said “We are working hard to make sure that most of the content accessible through web services is available in some form, most likely on a DVD or USB hard drive upon request to the Symbian Foundation”.
Nokia bought Symbian in 2008, taking it open source. The code was freely available at the beginning of the year, but just two phones, the Nokia N8 and Nokia C7-00, are running the latest iteration, Symbian^3.