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Microsoft and Nokia

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Microsoft and Nokia
On 4 September, today, the Wall Street journal published a commentary, the real reason that Microsoft acquisition of Nokia is retiring Ballmer could not be left to the successor is not a smart mobile phone strategy microsoft. The paper points out that, currently on the market more than 80% of the Windows system of intelligent mobile phone is designed by Nokia and Microsoft and Nokia, the cooperation agreement will expire in 2014. Once the Nokia recovery of mobile business ambitions, Microsoft will completely lose the intelligent mobile phone market foothold.

Earlier, Microsoft vowed in 2018 the WP system's market share increased to 15%, but according to the latest data show, as of June this year, its market share is only 3%. In view of the fact that to attract developers to develop Windows application program Microsoft far less than Google and apple, it is hard to imagine the Microsoft Windows system share in the global intelligent mobile phone market to grow four times as much. And the acquisition of Nokia trading also make Microsoft business model more complicated. Previous Microsoft are dependent on external hardware manufacturers with their own software, obtain huge profits. But now, in addition to design its own tablet computer, Microsoft will also design their own intelligent mobile phone. But the article also points out, Microsoft weak position in the mobile phone market in addition to purchase the Nokia has no choice.

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The retiring Ballmer (Steve Ballmer) could not be left to the successor is not a smart mobile phone strategy microsoft. This is the Microsoft acquisition of Nokia (Nokia Corp., NOK) the real reason. At the same time, Stephen? Mr. elop (Stephen Elop) also logical to become Microsoft (Microsoft Corp., MSFT) CEO candidate.

But the deal is essentially the Microsoft completely unmasked.

The $7200000000 purchase of Nokia devices and services, Microsoft to join apple (Apple) and Google...


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