Even with its purchase of Nokia, Microsoft won't forget its Windows Phone partners

A big name tech company with a mobile OS buys one of its leading partners and questions arise about whether these other partners will get frozen out; sounds like Microsoft's purchase of Nokia, but we're really talking about Google's purchase in 2011 of Motorola. Yes, the very same questions asked back then about Google are now being asked about Microsoft...
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33 Comments

30. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Like I've been saying Elop could simply be the more reason this deal went trough... I've always though he was a Trojan horse readying Nokia to be purchased by MS... He never actually cared for Nokia's best interest

31. lumialove

Posts: 75; Member since: May 16, 2012

Guys, I don't know what to say on the new 'Microsoft - Nokia' partnership. Nokia, to be honest failed in creating challenging and capable smart phones and that lead to the fall of the giant. Apple, Samsung and Sony evolved very well when the market asked for better innovations. If, with the guidance of Microsoft, Nokia could come up with really stunning smart phones and tabs powered by Windows8, trust me, there is a real market for them for sure. First and foremost, people are getting bored with Andriod and wants a change. After Steve Jobs, Apple is not that tastier too [Dont know about 5S] ! So, its the perfect time for a revenge ! :) All the best duos :)

32. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Who cares anymore? No more Nokia branding, no more WP for me!
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