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Nokia job posting for Linux experts is for HERE Maps, not an Android phone


Newsbrief by Andrew Kameka on Monday December 03, 2012.

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Nokia recently advertised a job opening in which it sought a Linux expert to work on "exciting new products," causing many to wonder if Nokia might waver on its Windows Phone-only plan and introduce an Android handset. Wonder no more because Doug Dawson, head of Media Relations at Nokia, has shot down that notion with the following tweet: "Our recently posted job is linked to our HERE Maps support for other platforms, including iOS and Android." Android is based on a Linux kernel, which ignited the original speculation, but Nokia has no plans for an Android device according to public statements.

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