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Re: Microsoft trojan Elop is killing Nokia

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Friday 22 Jul 2011 10:57 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Anonymous on Thursday:
>>> http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/nokia-makes-loss-smartphone-sales-drop-third-680
>>> The Microshaft trojan's decision to switch to Windows Phone 7 is
>>> killing Nokia and will most likely finish off the company before it can
>>> start selling WP7 devices in numbers. Elop, a M$ trojan, refuses to
>>> change course claiming he's hell bent on either wrecking Nokia or
>>> putting bringing in bumper profits...for Microsoft!
>>> I don't feel sorry for the Fins. They picked Elop themselves and they
>>> now have to live with the fact that he's killing their national
>>> treasure. He even went so far as to oust all boardmembers that were
>>> critical of the WP7 switchover and he now has a free hand...until
>>> Nokia's wrecked. He'll then take his pre-negotiated golden parachute
>>> and is off to Redmond for a nice cozy job until retirement.
>>> Nokia should have produced Android phones at the very least, letting
>>> its customers decide whether they want to buy a Nokia smartphone with
>>> WP7 or Android on it. Ultimately Microsoft won't care too much about
>>> Nokia going broke. They don't produce anything physical, don't have to
>>> take the losses of unsold devices, and will simply shrug and try to
>>> find some other fool to build WP7 phones for them.
>> The last time I checked (last month), Elop is Microsoft's 8th biggest
>> private shareholder, so he is doing a fine job (for the Elops, not
>> Nokia).
>> Another lesson about the danger of Microsoft entryism. Yahoo, Corel,
>> Novell, ASUS, Palm...
> Yahoo:
> [quote]
> We will officially discontinue Blogs, Photos and Guestbook in Yahoo! Pulse
> Close [...]
> We will be turning Yahoo! Pulse Blogs, Photos and Guestbook into read-only
> in phases starting as of May 15, 2011. [/quote]
> http://newstabulous.com/yahoo-discontinuing-mybloglog/3661/
> I also noticed that since going to Bing, Yahoo's purchased AltaVista isn't
> what it used to be.

The CTO of Yahoo! is from Microsoft now.

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