If its recent announcement is any indication, Microsoft may be throwing in the towel on its mobile phone business. The company said that it will be implementing significant job cuts in its devices division.
Under its Affordable Access Initiative, Microsoft has awarded grants to startups that want to expand Internet access across the world, especially in less prosperous areas that lack affordable access.
Noting that "terrorism is one of the truly urgent issues of our time," Microsoft recently said it is taking several steps to identify and combat extremist content online, including prohibiting terrorist content.
Nokia, the Finnish firm that was once the world's largest seller of mobile phones, is getting back into the business in the wake of a $350M deal under which Microsoft will sell off its feature phone business.
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