Informilo: A Report Card: The Nokia/Microsoft Partnership

Evoking images of the Allies landing at the Normandy beaches in 1944 Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said in late January that the Finnish mobile phone maker had managed to “establish a beachhead” in the smartphone market. Instead of British, Canadian and American soldiers, though, it is Nokia’s Lumia series of smartphones – the 710, 800 and 900 – outfitted with Microsoft’s Windows Phone software that have done the landing.

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Next read RIM co-CEOs step down

RIM has appointed a new CEO after increasing shareholder pressure and a poor financial performance in 2011. Thorsten Heins will take over as president and CEO, with former co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie stepping down. Lazaridis will become vice chair of RIM’s board and chair of its new Innovation Committee and Balsillie will remain [...]
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