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Re: [News] [Rival] Nokia Turns Microsoft Down

Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ Mark Kent on Monday 11 February 2008 16:48 : \____
> 
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> Nokia has no plans to use Windows Mobile -CEO
>>> 
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| Kallasvuo repeated Nokia would unveil a version of its own operating
>>>| system, Symbian S60 touch-screen platform, in the second half of 2008.
>>> `----
>>> 
>>> http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUKL119269620080211?rpc=44
>>> 
>>> That's a relief. Let Windows Mobile contine to lose $billions.
>>> 
>> 
>> To a point, I'd rather Nokia had gone to LiMo or Android or OpenMoko.
> 
> They can't allow themselves to be dependent on a bigger competitors though
> (Google). It's like trying to compete against Microsoft with Windows.
> 

Nokia are mainly about manufacturing and selling devices, though.  They
even use Symbian which is jointly owned with some of their main
competitors...

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