April 25, 2014
Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer
On Friday, the once-staid Finnish company confirmed that it had completed the sale of substantially its entire devices and services business to Microsoft.
Nokia was once a dominant force in the wireless world. CNET takes a look at its successes -- and what went wrong.
Next to Motorola, which invented the mobile handset, there was no bigger name in the business than Nokia. The company has been on such a steady downward slide over the past six years that it's easy to forget how dominant and long-lasting its reign was over the cellphone business. Nokia at its peak in 2007 controlled 41 percent of the market.
Read full article.
The Permanent Link to this page is: http://textually.org/textually/archives/2014/04/032849.htm