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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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