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Nokia close to Windows OS agreement - report

Thursday 10 February 2011 | 10:43 CET | News
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has held talks with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about putting Microsoft's mobile operating system on Nokia phones, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Similar talks were held with Google CEO Eric Schmidt about using Android software, according to the source, but these discussions are unlikely to lead to an alliance. Nokia would prefer to have a strategic partnership with a software company, rather than just being one of the many companies that license Android software, the report said. An announcement on a new OS alliance may come at the company's strategy

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Microsoft / Nokia
Countries: World
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