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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Nokia is supply constrained
by jeffb on Sat 22nd Jun 2013 13:38 UTC
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Whenever this topic of Android comes up people keep forgetting that for the last year or so Nokia has been supply constrained not demand constrained. They are selling every phone they can make. They don't care what the aggregate numbers for Windows are, they care that the demand for Windows is sufficient to allow them to sell their manufacturing capacity at a high margin.

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