Microsoft will abandon Nokia’s Android smartphone venture
It is a day of upheaval over at Microsoft as the corporate has introduced that it will minimize 18,000 jobs within the close to future. On the similar time, nevertheless, Satya Nadella has forged doubt on the lengthy-time period way forward for Nokia’s X collection of Android-powered smartphones. In an e mail, the Microsoft CEO says that the corporate will refashion “choose” Nokia X designs as Lumia smartphones that run Home windows Telephone. There is no phrase on if the opposite handsets within the vary will proceed, nevertheless it appears unlikely provided that the telephones run Android, Microsoft’s largest rival within the cellular area. For those who’re nonetheless on the hunt for considered one of these units, don’t be concerned, as Stephen Elop has added that the corporate will proceed to help and promote the prevailing vary of X collection units.