Posts Tagged ‘nokia’

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Microsoft’s Business Model Ménage à Trois

*+-Ben Thompson of Stratechery wrote yet another brilliant article on Microsoft entitled: “It’s Time To Split Up Microsoft“. Highly recommended reading. I agree with Thompson in part, and I disagree with him in part. Let’s … Continue reading

John Kirk / July 26th, 2014
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India And The Future Of The Smartphone Wars

*+-Perhaps I should have titled this “India Is The Future Of The Smartphone Wars”? The appointment of the highly capable Satya Nadella to lead Microsoft only partly explains why I am thinking more about India...

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Brian S Hall / March 5th, 2014
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A Suspicious Angle to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Nokia

*+-Not long after Microsoft and Nokia did a deal for Nokia to back Windows Mobile and Microsoft exec Stephen Elop moved over to become its CEO, I mentioned to some of my colleagues that I...

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Tim Bajarin / September 3rd, 2013
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Microsoft and Nokia: A Strategic Blunder

*+-There’s an old military adage, “Reinforce success; never reinforce failure.” By purchasing Nokia’s device business for about $5 billion, Microsoft has just reinforced failure in a big way. It has been three years since Microsoft … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / September 3rd, 2013
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Together At Last

*+-News just broke that Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s handset and devices division. Here is the intro from the press release: Microsoft to acquire Nokia Devices & Services, accelerating the Windows ecosystem Nokia and Microsoft have … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / September 2nd, 2013
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Verizon, Nokia and the Quest for Differentiation

*+-My first portable cellphone was the size of a brick and weighed almost 2 pounds. And it was dumb. All it did was make calls. By the mid 1990’s Verizon started creating what we now … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / November 26th, 2012
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MWC 2012: Clear Android Differentiation and Other Trends

*+-I suspect that each MWC will be better than the last. This show, I believe, is quickly becoming the leading industry conference for mobile smart device technologies. Therefore, Mobile World Congress will be one of … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / February 27th, 2012
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What Intel Must Demonstrate in Smartphones (and soon)

*+-Intel made a big splash at CES 2012 with the announcement that Motorola and Lenovo committed to Intel’s Medfield smartphone solution. This came on the heels of a disappointing break-up between Intel and Nokia as … Continue reading

Patrick Moorhead / February 7th, 2012
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Do Nokia and Windows Phone Have Any Hope for 2012?

*+-There were a number of priorities for me at this years CES.  One of my top priorities was to better understand Nokia’s strategy for Windows Phone and the US Market.  Secondarily to Nokia’s US strategy … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / January 12th, 2012
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Has Nokia Raised the Bar Enough?

*+-Yesterday in London at its big conference. Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop announced its next generation phones, Lumia (Windows Phone 7.5 based) and Asha (S40 based), which we were told means “Hope” in Hindi. Although Asha … Continue reading

Jack Gold / October 26th, 2011
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Why Nokia is Interesting

*+-What if I was to tell you that the global handset war of the future will be between Apple and Nokia? On a global scale this may very well be the case as I am … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / October 26th, 2011
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The Big Questions for Nokia to Answer at Nokia World

*+-Ever since Nokia made the decision to partner with Microsoft and standardize on Windows Phone software to drive Nokia hardware, I have become more optimistic on Nokia’s future. Enough so that I felt compelled to … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / October 21st, 2011
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Why Microsoft WILL Buy Nokia

*+-In a recent post on Why Google had to buy Motorola, I pointed out that both Ben and I had predicted that this would happen because we were convinced that in order for a company … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 15th, 2011
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Good Advice to Tech Leaders

*+-My Friend Louis Gray posted a great article a few weeks ago called “Tech Leaders Don’t Win By Saying They’ll Crush Somebody.” I have to say I can’t agree more and I encourage all tech … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / June 23rd, 2011