Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jul 2012 22:17 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Nokia board chairman Risto Siilasmaa went on a Finnish television show, and stated that while he is confident in Windows Phone 8, the company does have a back-up plan if it doesn't work out. Speculation aplenty - what is this backup plan? The answer's pretty easy, if you ask me.
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cyrilleberger
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2006-02-01

They are not suing, yet. They just reminded Google/Asus that they need a license. Nokia is very respectful of its FRAND patents, and everybody usually get a license for the same price. The only company that got sued by Nokia was Apple, but only because Apple thought they could try to lower the price.

Nokia has literally spend billions on R&D over wireless technology and be a major innovation force in that area, it is only fair that they get compensated for their work (most of their patents have required way more work than "slide to unlock").

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