Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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unclefester
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2007-01-13

The boards of companies are legally obliged to maximise shareholder wealth. That may mean a merger or takeover is necessary.

Modern corporations such as Nokia are controlled by professional funds management companies and pension funds. They are totally unsentimental.

Nokia has already been transformed from a paper and rubber manufacturing company to a telecommunications company.

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