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Re: new twist: split it up? - Do we start a Nokia death watch? Profit Warning for Q2
by William Volk - Friday, 3 June 2011, 7:21 PM
 
Elop is a trojan horse for MSFT, which will now acquire Nokia at a very nice discount.

IMHO the 'dumb' phone business is Nokia's strongest suit and sadly Nokia was on it's way to turning that into a great software marketplace before all of this went down.

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Re: new twist: split it up? - Do we start a Nokia death watch? Profit Warning for Q2
by William Volk - Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 4:14 AM
 
Microsoft to acquire Nokia's Devices & Services business, license Nokia's patents and mapping services 

ESPOO, FINLAND, Sep 02, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release September 3, 2013 at 06.00 (CET +1) 

REDMOND, Washington and ESPOO, Finland - Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation today announced that the Boards of Directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia's Devices & Services business, license Nokia's patents, and license and use Nokia's mapping services. 

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