Why this smartphone King must win or die

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Nokia
Nokia

The most popular smartphone at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas didn't run Google's Android or Apple's iOS. Instead, former titans Microsoft and Nokia stole the show with a new phone and OS, after watching their two biggest rivals eat their lunch for the past five years. Shoring up its slender slice of the smartphone market will help Microsoft in the long run. But Nokia needs to succeed here far more quickly -- and more desperately.