Posts Tagged: Nokia

Microsoft finally buys Nokia. Bye, Nokia

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It’s been a loooong time, but the moment everyone was waiting for is finally here. Stephen Elop’s work is done, and crippled, bloodied, slightly twitching corpse of previously all-powerful cell phone giant Nokia has been sold off to the Microsoft for a measly 5.66 Billion Euro in cash. Measly, because just a little while ago […]

Nokia and Microsoft join forces, open new possibilities

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So, it happened. Nokia and Microsoft are joining forces, so I get to write an update to the Burning Platform post. Overall, I like the idea, though I think Nokia should go even further. Positive aspects of the deal: – Hardware guys finally will be free to do interesting things, no longer shackled by Symbian […]

Nokia on a burning platform – this time for real?

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I remember a number of rumors about Nokia ditching Symbian and doing something else (Android or Windows Phone 7). MeeGo was that “something else”, but, unfortunately, that tsunami of new phones on new platform hasn’t materialized yet. And now there’s this burning platform note from Nokia’s CEO and I have a dream. A dream of […]

Nokia: any hope for US significance?

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Ah, poor Nokia. It’s marketshare keeps on slipping (according to IDC), and the US market share is just tiny, compared to the world-wide (7.8%). Yet the management seems to claim that US market will be the priority, and that company will be “listening to carriers”. At the same time there will be no new CDMA […]