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Nokia Drops Commercial Qt Services

Mar 07, 2011, 16:04 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

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"The aftershocks of Nokia's surprise deal with Microsoft to move forward with Windows Phone as Nokia's primary mobile platform continued today with the announcement that Nokia has sold the commercial branch of its Qt business to Finnish software services company Digia.

"Well, that didn't take long.

"The announcement, which appeared on the Qt blog this morning, was nicely spun as yet another great opportunity to enhance the growth of Qt. I'm not so sure the Qt community will see it in quite that way. More likely they will see it for what it is: Nokia's new partner bullying out any non-Windows codebase."

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