The blogosphere’s been going mad overnight with a rumour that Nokia and Microsoft are working together to integrate the latter’s Zune Marketplace store with the former’s technology. “The joint development is directed at content delivery rather than a hardware device,” claims Zune Scene, which posted the initial story. In other words, Nokia isn’t making a ZunePhone, but may be allowing the Zune Marketplace store onto its existing handsets. The problem with this rumour is that Nokia has its own high-profile (and costly) content offering, Ovi (not to mention the Nokia Music Store), so how Zune Marketplace fits with that is anyone’s guess.

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