Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Microsoft buys Nokia

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone ranks third in the smartphone operating system market behind Google’s Android and Apple’s iPhone software.Good news for Microsoft is it is now ahead of Blackberry's market share .
Nokia made 82 percent of the 8.7 million Windows Phone handsets shipped in the second quarter. In the same quarter last year, there were 4.9 million Windows Phones shipped.Nokia has been the driving force behind the Windows Phone platform and finally Microsoft acquired Nokia for $7.2 billion.

"It's a bold step into the future -- a win-win for employees, shareholders and consumers of both companies," Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a statement.
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