Google’s Vic Gundotra’s latest Tweet hints at Windows Phone 7 Nokia phone

Things are apparently starting to accelerate quite a bit this week in regards to Nokia’s upcoming major announcement on Friday. As a follow up to last nights internal Nokia memo from CEO Stephen Elop, Google’s Vic Gundotra just tweeted that “Two turkeys do not make an Eagle” a reference to a Nokia quote from 2005 in relation to Siemens and BenQ’s merger. I guess that this definitely rules out the possibility that Nokia was going to adopts Android as one of the software platforms and now leaves Windows Phone 7 as the only solution (that’s IF Nokia is indeed going to ditch Symbian…). The tweet has since be deleted by Vic. Exciting times ahead…

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 MWC Keynote announced

Well, that took a while but Microsoft has finally sent invites for there MWC Windows Phone 7 keynote which is scheduled to take place on Monday 14th at 4PM local time. Once again I’ll be there to go hands on with the goodies and hopefully see what’s coming next for Windows Phone 7. Steve Ballmer’s speech will probably be broadcast live at the official Mobile World Congress website.

Nokia’s burning internal memo: Here comes the Nokia Windows phone 7 handset?

Recently appointed Nokia CEO and former Microsoft President of Business division, Stephen Elop, has “apparently” just fired an internal memo to the troops that sounds like there’s a really big shake up coming to the finish company in the coming days. We have all already heard about the Nokia Windows Phone 7 rumors and this is the first thought that came to my mind when I learned that Elop was appointed CEO of the mobile giant a couple of months ago. After reading this honest piece it’s fairly clear to see that Nokia is on the verge of mutation and that adopting an outside OS is no longer impossible.

He clearly mentions Apple and Google as direct competitors but never mention Microsoft at all:

“…there is intense heat coming from our competitors, more rapidly than we ever expected. Apple disrupted the market by redefining the smartphone and attracting developers to a closed, but very powerful ecosystem.” “They changed the game, and today, Apple owns the high-end range.” “Google has become a gravitational force, drawing much of the industry’s innovation to its core.”

He also makes it clear that even though Meego is part of the company’s future, the platform is still far from ready and that ast its current pace only one Meego handset may see the light this year:

“We have some brilliant sources of innovation inside Nokia, but we are not bringing it to market fast enough. We thought MeeGo would be a platform for winning high-end smartphones. However, at this rate, by the end of 2011, we might have only one MeeGo product in the market.”

Symbian is also mentioned as being too old for the current mobile market:

“…Symbian is proving to be an increasingly difficult environment in which to develop to meet the continuously expanding consumer requirements…”

Looks like Friday’s going to be interesting if this turns out to be true… Check out the full memo after the break UPDATE: To be perfectly clear this memo has yet to be confirmed as real so grab so salt:

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