Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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RE[2]: Hum ...
by bert64 on Sat 12th Feb 2011 17:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Hum ..."
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They needed IBM too...
When they no longer need Nokia, then Nokia will be dropped and screwed. MS has a long history of screwing their "partners" and they have done nothing to suggest that this behaviour is going to end.

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