Microsoft buying Nokia cellphone unit for $7.2 billion as it tries to take on Apple, Google

  • by: MATTI HUUHTANEN , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 3, 2013 - 2:10 PM

HELSINKI — Microsoft is wagering $7.2 billion on the idea that owning Nokia's phone business will help the software giant grab a bigger slice of the mobile computing market from Apple and Google.

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