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- Microsoft receives less than $10 per Nokia Windows Phone sold
With the Nokia acquisition, Microsoft expects to more than double its share of the smartphone market over the next five years, and generate about $45 billion in annual revenue. [Read more]
- Microsoft buys Nokia handset unit: It's an end-to-end world after all
Forget open systems, an Android-powered world, and possibly the entire concept of hardware partners. Microsoft just subscribed wholeheartedly to the Apple model of vertically integrated software and hardware. So is end-to-end the end of platforms? [Read more]