|Microsoft raced to deal with soul-searching Nokia|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2013-09-03 21:21:09|
Microsoft's agreement to buy Nokia's handset business, codenamed Project Gold Medal, was more of a sprint than a marathon.
Talks between the two companies began in February after both sides agreed a two-year-old collaboration on smartphone development wasn't working, according to people familiar with the deal.
This cannot be true. Internet commenters told me in no uncertain terms that Nokia and Windows Phone were doing just fine. And internet commenters are always right.
- Microsoft joins Open Invention Network - 2018-10-10
- Microsoft is embracing Android as the mobile version of Windows - 2018-10-03
- Re-open-sourcing MS-DOS 1.25 and 2.0 - 2018-09-29
- Microsoft puts its mobile Office apps for Windows 10 on hold - 2018-09-29
- More related articles