Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Dec 2013 11:32 UTC

Ina Fried has just confirmed the Nokia Android phone - and even argues that Microsoft might go ahead with actually releasing it.

According to a Nokia source, the software has a look more similar to Windows Phone than to the "squircle" icons used on the Asha. Normandy would also serve as a way to deliver Microsoft services such as Bing and Skype.

That is seen by some at Microsoft as a more palatable alternative than seeing more of those first-time smartphone buyers sign up not just for Android but also for Google's array of services.

Makes sense. It does raise another question, though: wouldn't this be yet another operating system Microsoft would need to develop and support?

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RE: Mistake
by PhilB on Wed 11th Dec 2013 13:50 UTC in reply to "Mistake"
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Don't worry, nobody has ever taken Microsoft seriously.

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RE[2]: Mistake
by moondevil on Wed 11th Dec 2013 14:24 in reply to "RE: Mistake"
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You surely don't work in the enterprise.

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RE[3]: Mistake
by JAlexoid on Wed 11th Dec 2013 14:52 in reply to "RE[2]: Mistake"
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WP7 or WP8 are most definitely not taken seriously in the enterprise.

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