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Windows 7: Will Microsoft buy Nokia? Should they?


27 Aug 2011   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Will Microsoft buy Nokia? Should they?

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In the wake of Google’s bid for Motorola, some analysts are arguing that Microsoft should snap up Nokia. But why would they want to do that?

Almost exactly three years ago, just before the Windows 7 beta made its public debut, I asked Should Microsoft get into the PC hardware business? Now I’m hearing the same question again—but this time it’s not about PCs. It’s about phones.
Will Microsoft buy Nokia? Should they? | ZDNet

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27 Aug 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Nokia may be a big chunk to swallow. But RiM would be a good option.
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27 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 SP1 (x86) Ultimate
 
 

MS doesn't need to buy Nokia, Nokia is already in Microsoft's Pocket.
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27 Aug 2011   #4

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Nokia may be a big chunk to swallow. But RiM would be a good option.
RIM isn't small either. Also, RIM's BBM technology will be in no way beneficial to MS until they port it to WP7 OS.
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27 Aug 2011   #5
bru

Win 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

As a shareholder in MSFT I'm tempted to say yes but NOK has gone from almost $40 to $6 in less than three years. So something isn't right with the business. As long as they don't overpay MSFT should consider it.
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27 Aug 2011   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMH View Post
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In the wake of Google’s bid for Motorola, some analysts are arguing that Microsoft should snap up Nokia. But why would they want to do that?

Almost exactly three years ago, just before the Windows 7 beta made its public debut, I asked Should Microsoft get into the PC hardware business? Now I’m hearing the same question again—but this time it’s not about PCs. It’s about phones.
Will Microsoft buy Nokia? Should they? | ZDNet
I think Microsoft SHOULD buy Nokia, they could link it in with Windows Phone, as long as it is at the right price, Microsoft should go ahead!
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