Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2012 21:28 UTC, submitted by Radio
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "One of the casualties of Nokia's latest cuts is Meltemi, the company's effort to create a new Linux-based operating system for low-end smartphones. The project was aimed at offering smartphones at prices that neither Android or Windows Phone could easily reach, but also would have required Nokia to try to woo developers for yet another operating system." I've said it before and I'll say it again: it's Elop's job to make Nokia as miserable as possible, so that when Microsoft finally makes its move, it can be seen a saviour rather than a predator. Everything that can be cut has to be cut to dive the price down.
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RE: Comment by robojerk
by No it isnt on Fri 15th Jun 2012 22:43 UTC in reply to "Comment by robojerk"
No it isnt
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The idea that Elop is some kind of trojan horse planted there by Microsoft and not the choice of the board of Nokia is just lame and stupid. They hired Elop because they were going with Microsoft, not the other way around.

His 'burning platform' memo was probably the single dumbest action of any CEO of the last decade, though. Way to remove all faith in all they currently had, and any potential plan B.

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