Quickoffice on the Nokia/Microsoft announcement: “Um, hi…?”

Quickoffice have released their own statement today noting that its Symbian business represents only a portion of its overall business and that it will ship on 200 million Nokia Symbian phones before Microsoft’s product is even released.

I honestly don’t get the Nokia/Microsoft thing at all… With Symbian supposedly going open-source it makes zero sense for them to have a proprietary software company as a partner.

Plus, neither of these two behemoths are particularly known for being “nimble”…

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One Response to Quickoffice on the Nokia/Microsoft announcement: “Um, hi…?”

  1. Ed Miller says:

    this surprised me, too. I’ll bet Microsoft made Nokia a sweet deal to perhaps head off all this open-source nonsense.

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