far from going under.
i read this article not to long ago
Intel and Nokia announced in June of 2009 that they would be teaming up to work on various projects, one of which was cited as the Intel Moblin operating system. Moblin is a Linux-based operating system that Intel designed as an alternative to Windows and other operating systems on netbooks. Intel talked about the coming Pineview Atom processors and Moblin v2 in May of 2009 and at the time many analysts felt the operating system had no chance of catching on in the netbook and notebook market. Intel said at the time that future version s of Mobile would be aimed at smartphones.
Nokia is a major player in the mobile phone world and sells more smartphones and other handsets around the world than any other handset maker. Nokia has been offering its own Maemo OS on smartphones like the N900 since the summer of 2009. The collaboration between Nokia and Intel has resulted in a new mobile phone operating system being spawned called MeeGo.
Nokia isn't in the US market? Interesting. They make good low/mid range phones, I'm not so keen on the high end ones.
They are not out, but they have very little market share nowadays. For example, AT&T offers about 50 phone models and only 5 are from Nokia - and pretty much all are absolute bottom of the barrel cheapo models. Only worthwhile phone they have is E71 which probably doesn't sell all that well given that it competes with Blackberry.
Nobody stops people from buying GSM phones in retail and inserting their SIM cards (I did, I have a 5800 XpressMusic) but absolute majority of US mobile users get their devices from wireless providers, subsidized.
Back on topic, I'd use it but internet costs me as**tload on my secondrate phone
If you have WiFi (at home and on your phone) you can use it if you absolutely want to stay on top of latest topics while in.. "reading room"