MICROSOFT BUYS NOKIA
FILE PHOTO: Stephen Elop, chief executive officer of Nokia Oyj, left, gestures as Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., looks on while on stage at the Nokia capital markets day in London, U.K., on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011. Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy Nokia Oyjs handset business and license its patents for 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion), casting together the lot of two companies trying to stay relevant against fleet-footed technology rivals. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Stephen Elop; Steve BallmerCopyright 2013 WRAL Tech Wire. All rights reserved.