Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Feb 2011 22:50 UTC, submitted by gogothebee
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "I think that the advantages to Nokia are clear. Given the scant details revealed so far - perhaps no surprise given that nothing has been formalized just yet - Microsoft is the company in the more difficult position, and it has a lot of questions to answer."
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Good for Finland?
by shmerl on Mon 14th Feb 2011 23:04 UTC
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Many Nokia employees are pretty upset about this deal and don't consider it being good for Finland and Nokia. If anyone is loosing on it - it's Nokia who slows Meego and Symbian development because of it, and not Microsoft whose mobile market is miniscule in their total income.

Here is a nice historic overview of similar "strategic" deals and how they ended (:

http://www.asymco.com/2011/02/11/in-memoriam-microsofts-previous-st...

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