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Jon Friedman

For roughly 14 years MarketWatch published Jon Friedman's Media Web column, a widely read destination for media industry professionals. A former reporter, columnist and editor for Bloomberg, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Investors Daily and other publications, he is also the author of "Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (ReInvention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution" (2012, Penguin) and the co-author of "House of Cards: INside the Troubled Empire of American Express" (1992, Putnam).

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Microsoft Seeks to Re-Invent Itself With Daring Nokia Deal

Microsoft's daring $7 billion deal to acquire Nokia's lagging cell phone business is designed to put the Redmond, Wash.-based company in the big leagues with rivals Samsung and Apple.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • September 3, 2013 12:50 PM
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