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Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia became official this week, with the software behemoth paying $7.2 billion to acquire Nokia and its 32,000-person workforce. Microsoft has long wanted sales of the Windows Phone to rival those of Apple and Android phones, so the acquisition of Nokia should help them in that regard. Microsoft has also recently upgraded its software and increased its app choices, so there is hope that they may be able to soon compete with the other mobile phone companies.

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