Though Microsoft (MSFT) has suggested Qualcomm (QCOM) will remain the exclusive supplier of...

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Though Microsoft (MSFT) has suggested Qualcomm (QCOM) will remain the exclusive supplier of Windows Phone processor chips, Nokia (NOK) apparently has other ideas: the company says it will use ST-Ericsson (STM, ERIC) chips in future Windows Phone devices. The deal represents a much-needed boost for ST-Ericsson, which has been posting huge losses.