Ex-Nokia Employee Knocks WP7 Rumors

The whole Nokia/WP7 rumor has always been a flimsy thing, from an unknown source, and now an ex-employee of the cellphone giant has written a lengthy blog post stating why he thinks it’s “stark raving loony.”

Watts Martin makes it clear that he’s not an official spokesperson for Nokia, nor is he even employed by them after the most recent round of layoffs, but as someone who was recently part of their organization, he just doesn’t see it happening.

It’s a fairly long and detailed read, but the gist of it is that it won’t happen, because Nokia loves their control as much as Apple does. Using someone else’s OS would fundamentally shift that control elsewhere, and so it’s doubtful that Nokia would give up the reigns to their own smartphone platforms.

[via BGR]

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