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Nokia CEO Sticks to Windows Phone Guns, New Phones 'Soon'

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Aug 15, 2012, 7:06 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that the company has no regrets about picking Windows Phone over other smartphone platforms, and that the company will debut new Windows Phone devices soon. "I don't think about rewinding the clock and thinking about competing elsewhere," he told reporters at an event held is Oslo today. "In today's war [between] Android, Apple and Windows, we are very clear, we are fighting that with the Windows phone." Elop didn't provide any specific details about its forthcoming devices, but Nokia World, the company's annual event, is scheduled to take place in early September.

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Aug 15, 2012, 8:18 AM

Fire Stephen Elop -- Epic Failure of a CEO

This guy has to go go. He single-handedly bankcrupt the largest cell manufacturer. Its clear to everyone in the industry that Elop's loyalties are with his old masters-- microsoft. He has done everything in this power as CEO to ensure that nokia has no other option but to rely on an immature OS thats 2 years behind android and 3 years behind iOS.. Elop doesn't care about nokia at all, he just wants to make sure that Windows platforms has a springboard. I mean what sane CEO would stake all his bets on one platform which has a poor sales history ? HTC and Samsung were very happy to have both Android and Windows in their line up. Why did Elop decide that windows alone was the only path, when nokia could have easily coproduced windows and androi...
guess he thought it's better to avoid android and then not have to worry about apple smacking them down with stupid lawsuits like samsung and htc are having to deal with. Laughing
Some could argue that, if you're speaking solely on apps. As for the OS itself, its not that far behind either one. A lot of features WP have were built into the OS, as opposed to having to download an app for everything and there're some features don...
"This guy has to go go. He single-handedly bankcrupt the largest cell manufacturer"

On the contrary, all the damage was done long before he got there....the worst he can possibly be faulted for is not turning the company around quickly enough, not ...
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