Microsoft Gave Nokia $US250m For Adopting Windows Phone

Microsoft Gave Nokia $US250m For Adopting Windows Phone
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According to Nokia’s financial results, released today, Microsoft paid the Finnish company a cool $US250 million in the final quarter of 2011 for adopting Windows Phone. That’s just the first payment: in total these “platform support payments” will likely add up to billions. No wonder Nokia’s keen. [Slash Gear]