Samsung are planning to take on Google in the web browser market, according to reports in the Korean press.
Korea IT News reports that Samsung’s US-based Advanced Software Platform Lab in Silicon Valley has scouted a number of professional web browser developers and has already begun development on the new browser.
Samsung have reportedly chosen Webkit as the basis for the new mobile web browser.
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Webkit, originally forked from KDE’s KHTML framework, also forms the basis of Google Chrome and Apple Safari.