[PLUG] Nokia to adopt Windows, What's the fate of MeeGo?

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 10:39:31 PST 2011

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:
> http://www.businessworld.in/bw/2011_02_11_Nokia_MS_Join_Forces_Against_Google_Apple.html
> MeeGo which was a merge of moblin (Intel's Fedora like distro) and Nokia
> Maemo (Debian like distro which runs on Nokia N900 and some of its
> predecessors) was supposed to be the way forward for Nokia smartphones.
> If they are dumping this and adopting Windows, that's a sad news for Linux
> community.
> Business-wise is it a step back for them? Time will tell.

Quote from the cited Article.
Nokia said it would use Windows Phone as the software platform for its
smartphones as part of new chief executive Stephen Elop's overhaul of
the world's biggest cellphone maker.

Stephen Elop is an ex Microsoft executive;  please refer [1] slide
number five.

[1] <http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Management/Leaving-Microsoft-Software-Giants-Key-Employee-Losses-725500/?kc=EWKNLENT02112011STR1>

-- Arun Khan

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