18 Feb '11, 8am

A Nokia failure may mean growth for Finnish startups #FastWhisper #Web

A Nokia failure may mean growth for Finnish startups #FastWhisper #Web

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Last week’s big news at least in Europe, if not else where as well, was naturally the announcement of the Nokia – Microsoft alliance regarding smart phones. The change is huge, most probably the largest Nokia has gone through in 15-20 years. Then again, as Jorma Ollila, the chairman of the company, stated in Finland a few days ago: ”Finland never understood Nokia’s big changes”. Ollila was of course referring to the changes Nokia went through in early ’90s in focusing only on building mobile phones instead of the array of home electronics it used to cater to consumers. However, the world’s very much different in many ways compared to how it used to be in the ’90s. The Berlin Wall had just come down, showing the lack of offering and financial hard...

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