[maemo-users] Nokia: Linux Needs to Learn Business

From: Dave Neary bolsh at gnome.org
Date: Mon Jun 16 11:41:26 EEST 2008

Jean-Christian de Rivaz wrote:
> What you say is absolutely right. But it seem that Nokia is actually the 
> number one on this planet regarding the mobile phone market, so there 
> are probably not talking about small quantity...

In spite of a large amount of resources, a huge area available, and a
large population, the US imports stuff.

In spite of having tens of thousands of employees who use paper, IBM has
not yet set up any paper mills.

> In a more macroscopic view, I can't understand why Nokia buy a software 
> company like Trolltech to get a technology and still rely on externals 
> chip manufacturers for there very really central technology of almost 
> all there business.

Because Nokia is a handset design & software company, not a hardware


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