If you’re just tuning in, Microsoft tonight announced a wide-ranging deal to acquire Nokia’s devices and services business, plus license Nokia’s patents and mapping services. You can read all about the agreement on the Microsoft News Center. This is obviously huge and super exciting news for everybody involved—but especially Windows Phone and its fans.
If you’re interested in more insight and perspective on the deal, I also urge you to read what Terry Myerson, head of Microsoft’s Operating System group, has to say in a new post on Blogging Windows.
Updated November 7, 2014 7:07 pm