No, poor Nokia suffered the effect of taking MS's money. They kill everything they touch.
Well, the future sometimes bring unexpected plot twists... Even if its in the long term. http://www.pcworld.com/article/5156/microsoft_to_invest_in_apple_jobs_ellison_on_board.html
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