Microsoft to Purchase Nokia Mobile Unit- Developing

Microsoft to Purchase Nokia Mobile Unit- Developing

In big news that is not entirely unexpected the New York Times is bringing word that Microsoft is planning to purchase Nokia’s handset and services unit. The deal will cost MS more than $7.1 Billion but with Nokia handsets ruling the Windows Phone world these days it makes perfect sense. Read it.

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Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.
  • loopyduck

    All the folks who thought Elop was a Trojan horse for Microsoft have probably lost their voices from shouting “I told you so!”

    • gorkon

      Yes yes…I think I might have been one of them.

      I am extremely disappointed in Nokia. They had great phones even during the Series 60 stuff. The camera on the N85 is still one of the best thanks to that lens. Then the 1020?? If it didn’t run Windows Phone 8 I would be all over it.

      • gorkon

        Actually..I think it’s the N93? Not sure. I just remember the one Nokia with a BIG lens…

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