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]: Go ahead and short
by Vanders on Sat 22nd Jun 2013 10:21 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Go ahead and short"
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"With their stock, how is this an extreme prediction?

Same thing was said about Apple in the 90s now look at their market valuation.

The turnaround of Apple Inc. required an extraordinary intervention by both Steve Jobs and Microsoft. Unless we see such a similar extraordinary intervention at Nokia, I don't see how the two are comparable.

As someone else said above me, Nokia's Q2-Q4 results will show us the real picture.

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