Worried about Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and LG's dependence on foreign smartphone platforms, the South...

|About: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF)|By:, SA News Editor

Worried about Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and LG's dependence on foreign smartphone platforms, the South Korean government wants to create a new OS to compete with iOS (AAPL) and Android (GOOG). This initiative might not accomplish much, but the fact that Samsung only warmed to it after the GOOG/MMI deal should give Google some pause.