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Submission + - Nokia Plan B (nokiaplanb.com)

An anonymous reader writes: An open letter to Nokia shareholders and institutional investors:
We are a group of nine young Nokia shareholders. All of us have worked with Nokia in different capacities in the past. We plan to challenge the company’s strategy and partnership with Microsoft in the next Annual General Meeting scheduled for May 3, 2011.
If you elect us to a majority in the Nokia Board of Directors we will pursue the following agenda:
Return the company to a strategy that seeks high growth and high profit margins through innovation and overwhelmingly superior products with unrivaled user experience.
Maintain ownership and control of the software layer of the Nokia products. Software is where innovation, differentiation and shareholder value can most easily be created.
Revamp hiring strategy to target the top young software talent from around the world. Only if Nokia is able to attract and keep the best talent in the industry it will be able to generate the level of innovation that is needed to achieve sustained growth and consistently high profit margins.
Dramatically increase efficiency by eliminating outdated and bureaucratic R&D practices like geographically distributed software development and outsourcing.
Avoid at all cost becoming a poorly differentiated OEM with only low margin, commodity products that is unable to attract top software talent and cannot create shareholder value though innovation.

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Submission + - Nokia goes Windows Phone 7

mvdwege writes: Nokia and Microsoft have just announced that Phone 7 will be Nokia's primary smartphone platform in the future.

Has Nokia just committed suicide?

Submission + - Nokia beds with Microsoft (nokia.com)

hakola writes: From press release:

"Today, Friday 11 February 2011, Nokia and Microsoft announces a long-term partnership that will bring a new ecosystem to the world of mobile devices, building on the strengths of both organisations. On this page, we’ll gather all of the announcements as they happen. We’re all enormously excited about these changes, but we know that there’s a lot to understand.

Comment Re:How can that be? (Score 2, Informative) 978

I was grossly overweight to the point that the doctor was worried so I said to myself that this cannot go on. I changed the amount of food I ate from large dishes to normal dishes and skipped any evening meals except vegetables. I also picked up daily one hour walks or swimming. During 4 months I lost somewhere close to 100 pounds and felt great.

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