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Nokia will lay off 1800 employees, make Symbian apps compatible with MeeGo from now on

0. phoneArena 21 Oct 2010, 07:11 posted on

Nokia's Q3 results are out, and the Finns are stepping up the reorganization efforts by laying off redundant employees, focusing on Ovi integration, and will have one development platform for both Symbian and MeeGo...

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posted on 21 Oct 2010, 07:54

1. Bfrenz (unregistered)


The King is back...

posted on 21 Oct 2010, 09:40

2. calamazoo (unregistered)


which king? nokia is at least a year away of what these changes will truly bring, and noone will stand still during that time...oh well, good for the N8 folks at least

posted on 21 Oct 2010, 10:49

3. NONAME (unregistered)


I HOPE THEY SPEED THE PROCESS WEB SPEED BECAUSE THEY WAY BEHIND

posted on 21 Oct 2010, 19:28

4. t (unregistered)


Nokia still behind by miles not even from apple even samsung, it least samsung they wake up and already they have invent just want to know what nokia they are going to invent? even Meego looks boring Meamo way better than meego

posted on 22 Oct 2010, 00:33

5. EXkurogane (unregistered)


Meego is supposed to be a rebranded Maemo

posted on 22 Oct 2010, 15:28

6. Wireless Guru (unregistered)


Nokia really blew it by not altering their product line or product launches immediately when the iPhone proved itself a dominant placeholder.

They need to realize that network infrastructure is solid enough now that their superior hardware can no longer carry them. They must update their software immediately.

I am honestly surprised they haven't integrated Android yet. Motorola, Samsung, HTC, even Kyocera are using Android. I see them repeating the same error as with the iPhone: Ignoring the very real dominance of a hugely popular change in the cellular handset industry.

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