Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer And Nokia Oyj CEO Stephen Elop News Conference


Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., right, and... News PhotoBusiness,CEO,Communication,Corporate Business,Customer,Europe,Finance,Former Soviet Union,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,Merchandise,Microsoft,Mobile Phone,Moscow,New,Nokia Lumia,Portable Information Device,Press Conference,Retail,Russia,Shopping,Smart Phone,Stephen Elop,Steve Ballmer,Store,Telephone,Well-dressed,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergSteve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., right, and Stephen Elop, chief executive officer of Nokia Oyj, shake hands after a presentation of the new Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone at a news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Microsoft is considering building mobile hardware as a backup, in the event that its current approach of providing software to handset makers such as Nokia Oyj and HTC Corp. falters, said the people, who requested anonymity because the plans are private. Photographer: Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg via Getty Images