outsource Symbian software development and support to Accenture, which said it would continue to support the platform until 2016. But, that may not be worth the effort, because in an email to developers, Nokia has said that it will stop supporting submissions and upgrades for Symbian or MeeGo apps that are distributed through the Nokia Store. This means developers will no longer be able to publish new Symbian or MeeGo app content to the Nokia Store as of January 1st, 2014.A couple years ago, Nokia agreed to
Nokia says that it is doing this in an effort to shift focus to Asha and Windows Phone, which are to be the main platforms for the company moving forward (and presumably this includes if the Microsoft deal goes through because Microsoft is acquiring Asha in the deal.) Not too many people still use either Symbian or MeeGo, so this is really more of a formality at this point.