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Nokia sells Qt to Digia: iOS, Android and Windows 8 ports promised

Nokia sells Qt to Digia: iOS, Android and Windows 8 ports promised

Nokia has sold off its Qt software business to Digia, washing its hands of the ecosystem as it renews its focus on Windows Phone. The deal - financial terms of which have not been released - will see Digia take on all of the Qt-related duties Nokia had until now been responsible for, including the development of the programming language, commercial deployment, and open-source licensing and servicing. Although some may rue Nokia's abandonment, Digia does at least have big plans for Qt, including enabling it on Android, iOS and Windows 8 platforms.

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Nokia lays off Aussie Qt staff and looks to sell off assets

Nokia lays off Aussie Qt staff and looks to sell off assets

Reports are coming in that Nokia has shut down its Qt offices in Australia and laid off the developers responsible for QML. The staff that was laid off were responsible for developing key aspects of the Qt open-source toolkit including the QML user interface layout. At least one of the laid off developers, Lorn Potter, has told the Qt community that he intends to continue working on the toolkit himself but is seeking new employment.

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