The Microsoft-Nokia Deal

On September 2, 2013, Microsoft announced that it was buying out Nokia’s devices business for $7.2 billion. ZDNet has this story covered from virtually every angle and from perspectives across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia.

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Microsoft: The hardware company

Microsoft: The hardware company

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

What the ZDNet experts say...

Maybe the Nokia buy makes it easier to envision cleaving Microsoft along devices and services lines.

Microsoft has a long way to go in both tablets and smartphones before it can really contend against Apple and Google's Android allies.

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols - Microsoft: The hardware company

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