Microsoft acquires Nokia, now it’s time for Windows Phone 1.0
This morning, Microsoft made the (shock?) announcement the company has acquired Nokia for the rather meagre sum of $7.2 Billion. You don’t have to be a top analyst to realise this has been on the cards for a long time; but the deal could mean Windows Phone can really get off the ground.
We can quite confidently say Nokia is the sole manufacturer keeping Microsoft’s mobile OS from ending up like the Titanic; sunken, but unforgotten. Redmond had to save their biggest asset.
Currently Microsoft receives less than...