Microsoft Spends $1 Billion on Nokia Deal


Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is paying Nokia $1 billion to develop Windows Phone handsets. Nokia will pay Microsoft royalties for each phone using Windows and allows both companies to lower costs. Will the boost to Windows’ platform be worth $1 billion in the long run? We’ll see. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is a business advisor and technology consultant. He helps Fortune 500 companies with digital transformation, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology, he is the co-host of "Think About This with Shelly Palmer & Ross Martin." He covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC, and writes a popular daily business blog. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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