Nokia Sells Its Qt Business to Digia
Nokia today announced that it has sold the entirety of its Qt software development business to Digia for an undisclosed sum. Nokia acquired Qt in 2008 as part of its $150 million purchase of Trolltech. Nokia will transfer about 125 employees to Digia. Digia had acquired the Qt Commercial licensing business from Nokia in March 2011, so it is well prepared for the acquisition of the entire Qt business. Digia said that it plans to enable Qt on the Android, iOS, and Windows 8 platforms as quickly as possible. Qt is used by 450,000 developers around the world to create mobile applications.