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Nokia had Android phone in development - report

Monday 16 September 2013 | 12:51 CET | News
Nokia had an Android smartphone in development prior to agreeing the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft, the New York Times reported. A team within Nokia had Android up and running on the company's Lumia handsets well before Microsoft and Nokia began negotiating Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone and services business, according to two people briefed on the effort who declined to be identified because the project was confidential. Microsoft executives were aware of the existence of the project, these people said. Another person said the idea of Nokia using Android

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Companies: Microsoft / Nokia
Countries: World
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