Alibaba To Launch Mobile and Tablet Operating System Called Aliyun

Posted Aug 1, 2011

Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba.com plans on launching their own mobile operating system called Aliyun OS. The Aliyun OS will be on the K-Touch K700 phone. The Aliyun OS will eventually be added to tablets later this year too. Aliyun has been in development over the last three years. Aliyun will support GPS, contacts, SMS storage, photos, etc. Third party developers will also be able to develop cloud apps over their own servers or utilize AliCloud’s infrastructure. [Penn-Olson]