Nokia & Yahoo announces their partnership in combining their core services

Nokia & Yahoo announces their partnership in combining their core services
Rather than tackling the idea of branching out core services independently, Nokia and Yahoo announced today their partnership which essentially will offer both of them to “leverage strengths in e-mail, instant messaging, maps and navigation across PC and mobile devices.” As we've reported a few days ago about the speculated “Project Nike” that was going to be a collaboration between the two companies, they've gone public officially on how Yahoo will now become the exclusive provider for Nokia's Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat services. Conversely, Nokia's strength in its Ovi Maps service will now be the exclusive provider for Yahoo's maps and navigation service – which basically will now be “powered by Ovi.” Both companies obviously had some stellar and decent services, but now that the partnership is in place, their combined services will substantially provide them enough visibility in the market so that they'll be able to better compete against others. At the same time, it'll ensure that the services will continue to grow and live on as there will surely be some fierce competition in this growing space. Ultimately, their co-branded efforts will begin to go into effect some time during the second half of the year.

source: Nokia



1. wade1968

Posts: 224; Member since: Apr 12, 2010

lol yahoo screwed up yahoo chat with allowing the cam bot take over and nokia screwed up by making there phones so complicated you have to be a rocket scientist to work them. double fail for both since yahoo and nokia can't or won't fix it's own individual in house problems.

2. thatdude1 unregistered

You have absolutely no idea what you are talking about.

3. wade1968

Posts: 224; Member since: Apr 12, 2010

well then enlighten me because 2 failing out of touch business that are losing money join to form 1 giant money losing machine? how does that make any sence in any way? i don't see anything new and ground breaking from this partnership.

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