[FoRK] Nokia partners with Microsoft, adopts Windows Phone 7

rst at ai.mit.edu rst at ai.mit.edu
Fri Feb 11 10:39:20 PST 2011

Stephen Williams writes:
 > On 2/11/11 8:40 AM, rst at ai.mit.edu wrote:
 > > Stephen Williams writes:
 > >
 > >   >  Crazy Nokia.  That new president doesn't get it.  And I bet
 > >   >  Microsoft pulled out all the stops to get someone to go their way.
 > >
 > > They might not have had to pull too hard.  His last job was as
 > > head of the Microsoft business division.  One take:  "Microsoft
 > > just bought Nokia for $0":
 > Microsoft better be careful what they bite off.  Failure may be very painful at this level.

They've already had a taste of it with the Kin (remember that?).
But they've already placed a massive bet on Windows Phone 7; I
don't think this deal gives them anything *more* to lose...


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