Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Jun 2013 18:29 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft was very close to take over Nokia, but that the talks eventually broke down, probably beyond repair - at least for now. The reasons the talks broke down illustrate something that I have repeatedly tried to make clear for a long time now: Nokia isn't doing well.
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RE[4]: patents
by bryanv on Fri 21st Jun 2013 02:57 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: patents"
bryanv
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It's the "Plan B" or negotiating leverage. When Google wants to put the screws to their largest outside OEM, Samsung can look Google square in the eyes and say, "We don't care. We'll just use our own thing. Oh, and it runs your applications."

They use tizen. They just use it for leverage rather than product development.

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