#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/wellington-boot-e1429085229840.jpg"><img class=" wp-image-157829 alignleft" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/wellington-boot-e1429085229840.jpg" alt="wellington-boot" width="288" height="428" /></a>The former rubber</strong> boot maker Nokia has done what <a href="http://www.techeye.net/business/nokia-about-to-buy-alcatel-lucent">we predicted</a> and written a cheque for the French Alcatel-Lucent.</p>
<p>Well, we say cheque, but it is pretty much an all-share transaction that values its smaller French rival at $16.6 billion.</p>
<p>Nokia will give each Alcatel-Lucent shareholder 0.55 shares in the combined company for each of their old shares.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/uncategorized/nokia-buys-alcatel-lucent" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p>

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