Seems an odd thing for the Linux Foundation to host
Android has a Linux kernel, Apple doesn't even have that, both are barely Linux as we know it. Shouldn't this be something the GSMA should be hosting?
Twenty-one companies concerned about making and managing mobile apps have come together to participate in the Mobile Native Foundation (MNF), an initiative hosted by the Linux Foundation, to share knowledge and resources. The two major players in the mobile app market, Android overlord Google and iOS rights holder Apple, have …
If you don't see what you like, then you can make it happen yourself.
Of course, at this level that's going to mean a lot of meetings and discussions, but in the end, Apple and Google just might find their influence diminished somewhat.
Obviously, if that is a risk, both of them will flock to the MNF and ensure that they have their say as well.