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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RE[4]: So
by segedunum on Sun 13th Feb 2011 00:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: So"
segedunum
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It might be popular with new job postings, but compared to the lines of code written with other web and frameworks where Microsoft has no real presence and the historical inertia of C++, VB and COM, it is a pretty miniscule proportion of the whole.

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