Nokia to Acquire Plazes for Location Services

Medford, Cassimir
June 2008
Red Herring;6/23/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article unveils the plan of mobile communication provider Nokia to acquire location-based services provider Plazes. Plazes markets location-enabled social networking application that allows users to update their profiles. Such acquisition will be Nokia's ninth purchase of a mobile services or content firm since 2006. The mobile services, content and application firms Nokia has acquired include Intellisync, Loudeye, Gate5 and Twango.


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