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Accenture chases away Nokia workers
Thursday, 10 May 2012
Some 320 former Nokia employees have claimed severance packages at the
consultancy firm Accenture, which is now moving forward with layoff
Around 250 Symbian jobs are on the chopping block. The US-based firm
meanwhile says 500 former Nokia employees have found new positions
within the company.
Nokia transferred 1,200 of its Symbian developers to Accenture, where
they continued to work on Symbian software. The move followed Nokia's
decision to phase out Symbian after striking a partnership with
Microsoft, making Windows Phone its main smartphone platform.
News sources: Yle
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