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Nokia's Browser Based on Safari

Nokia has announced that they are using Apple's WebCore and JavaScriptCore which is at the heart of Apple's Safari Internet browser as the basis for a new mobile browser for their Series 60 smartphone platform.

By adapting WebCore and JavaScriptCore components for its smartphone platform, Nokia and other Series 60 licensees will be able provide a rich Web browsing experience that takes full advantage of today's fast wireless networks and advanced mobile devices.

The Series 60 browser will become available in the first half of 2006.