A Nokia exec has taken to Twitter to dismiss the possibility it could be about to make an Android phone.
The ever-reliable internet rumour mill was veritably smoking with news that Nokia could be joining the Android brigade thanks to a job posting that was then made private.
The listing asked for a "Principal Software Engineer, Embedded Linux Middleware" which many questioned was the Finnish firm lining up a smartphone using the world's most popular smartphone OS.
A billion dollars says otherwise
'Hi. Our recently posted job is linked to our HERE Maps support for other platforms, including iOS and Android. Nothing more.'
The fact that many sites – TechRadar included – took such an angle should have seemed a bit suspect, given Microsoft is giving Nokia a hefty whack of revenue to run its Windows Phone platform on its handsets.
So it's good news all round: Nokia won't be jumping ship from Windows Phone, the Here platform is getting some welcome attention and everything else is as it was. That's settled, then.
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