[Reuters] Asha to Ashes: Microsoft's emerging market conundrum

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[Reuters] Asha to Ashes: Microsoft's emerging market conundrum - 09/05/13 09:22 PM

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's acquisition of Nokia's handset business gives the software behemoth control of its main Windows smartphone partner, but leaves a question mark over the bigger business it has bought: Nokia's cheap and basic phones that still dominate emerging markets like India.