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[5]: patents
by bentoo on Fri 21st Jun 2013 05:15 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: patents"
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2012-09-21

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


I disagree. I think there will be a point soon when Google's Android is just holding Samsung back. And if they can leverage a compatible alternative that would avoid licensing fees it would make real sense to switch.

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