Nokia Stalks Google with Free Symbian

Medford, Cassimir
June 2008
Red Herring;6/24/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on a cash offer issued by Nokia for the 52 percent stake in mobile operating system seller Symbian. If the offer succeeds, Nokia will contribute the operating system's code to the Symbian Foundation. The cash offer is seen as response to mobile market inroads made by Google's Android, Linux and the iPhone. The views of Moe Tanabian, a principal with IBB Consulting, on the cash offer are highlighted.


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