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Friday Video: Ready for a little mobile phone teardown archaeology? Dave Jones compares state of the art in 1994 (Motorola) with an evolved 2000 (Nokia)

Teardowns are incredibly useful for learning what’s been tried before. Dave Jones is king of the teardowns in the sense that he not only takes a product apart, he also observes and explains the underlying importance of what we see … Continue reading

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Apps-Driven: Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

The news that Microsoft has closed a deal to buy Skype for $8.5 billion is all over cyberspace this morning. I found out about it here on gigaom.com. I like Om Malik’s analysis of why this deal is going down. … Continue reading

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What did it cost to get Nokia to adopt Microsoft Windows Phone 7 as the OS for its new smartphones?

What did it cost to get Nokia to pick Microsoft Windows Phone 7 over Google Android as the OS for its new smartphones? According to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report published yesterday, it will ultimately cost a cool billion dollars. That’s … Continue reading

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