Silverlight on Nokia’s smartphones

ComputerWorld reports that Microsoft will deliver a version of its Silverlight media player for Nokia Corp.'s market-leading S60 platform for smartphones by the end of this year, and that Microsoft will also develop a version of Silverlight to run on Nokia's older S40 platform, as well as Nokia's Internet tablets.
Nokia is the largest smartphone maker today, shipping 53% of the 35.5 million smartphones sent out worldwide in Q4 2007, according to market research firm, Canalys Ltd. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. had 11% of the market, while Apple Inc., which uses the Mac OS X for its iPhones, was tied with Motorola Corp. for third with 6.5%.

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