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Reports Suggest Microsoft Could Rescue Struggling Nokia
2012-05-07 04:07:36

The relationship between Microsoft and Nokia could lead the Washington-based tech giant to come to the Finnish cellphone maker's aid, should the latter's financial situation fail to improve, Victoria Howley of Reuters reported on Sunday. Microsoft is the former employer of current Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, and also has ties to the company because "Nokia was its first major break into the smartphone market after a decade of heavy investment. During that period other cellphone makers either...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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