"Destruction of NOK right on schedule."
So what's in it for M$?
Nokia and M$ don't have much of an overlapping product set, the only place they were really competing was in the ropey phone OS space, but still in different segments.
I can see that Elop would chose WM7 over Android having just come from M$ because it would be something he was familiar with and being entirely non-technical it would have looked to him like a 50/50 choice.
I don't like the idea of Nokia being a WM7 only house, but I see a lot of people claiming that Elop is still in the pay of M$/Balmer and I can't see a single reason for it.
Yes, Elop owns M$ stock, but he's getting rid of it as fast as he is legally allowed to and he's not allowed to buy Nokia stock himself because of insider trading restrictions - although I do expect he'll have stocks eventually as a result of his contract like many of his contemporaries do.
So, I'll ask again: What's in it for M$?
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