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Old 09-03-2013, 05:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Beleaguered Finnish company Nokia announced on Tuesday the sale of its mobile phone unit to Microsoft for 5.44 billion euros ($7.17 billion), bringing an end to its days as a phone maker.


Microsoft buys Nokia's devices unit in 7.2 billion bid - Hindustan Times
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They should probably reload their OS.....
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Microsoft buys Nokia's devices unit in 7.2 billion bid

Microsoft now is the #3 cell phone manufacturer. Does anyone wish to guess who is numba 4?
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I thought I read somewhere that WP had already taken the number three spot. BB was down to fourth.
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Yep.
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N4BB is running the story that Microsoft might still be interested in BlackBerry. The brass ring with BlackBerry is their patents for elliptical curve encryption. And that's one thing WP is lacking - security. Microsoft could make some noise with a DoD-certified operating system on Lumia phones.
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