Will Microsoft’s Nokia Deal Shake Up Mobile?

on Tuesday, Sep. 3rd

As you’ve heard by now, Microsoft announced they arebuying Nokia’s smartphone business for a cool $7.2 billion. What does this mean for Microsoft, Nokia, and the smartphone marketplace as a whole?

NPR’s Steve Henn has answers to those questions that at All Tech Considered:

It is a big deal within the industry. And it’s not just a big deal for these two companies. If you’re Samsung or HTC, which are also major smartphone makers, suddenly every big company out there that makes software for smartphones now owns its own device manufacturer. It’s kind of like getting caught standing in a game of musical chairs.

Listen (or read) the whole piece at the All Tech Considered blog.

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