Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 09:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It's official. Dismissed as a silly rumour by many, Nokia and Micorsoft have just announced a very comprehensive partnership in which Windows Phone 7 will become Nokia's prime smartphone platform. It goes a lot deeper than that, though. Update: Qt will not be available for Windows Phone 7. Qt will remain the development platform for MeeGo and Symbian. Update II: During its Capital Market Day event, Elop confirmed Nokia will not make a comprehensive MeeGo product line. It will be a platform to learn from, but it won't become a competitive platform. Update III: Android was not an option because it would be difficult to differentiate there. Update IV: There will be 'substantial reductions in employment' in Finland and around the world. Also, before I forget, thanks Engadget for the live-blogging where I get this stuff from!
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RE[4]: Yay
by ronaldst on Fri 11th Feb 2011 13:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Yay"
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Negative. Larrabee was plagued with incompetent employees wasting away millions of investment dollars. It was a people problem just like Nokia and it's Meego OS.

Everybody knew once Moblin became Meego, the project was going to fail hard. It went from a Clutter nettop/netbook OS to some onesize fits all OS then to a QT phone OS. As for QT, it'll live on with Symbian and KDE.

Edited 2011-02-11 13:40 UTC

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