Nokia Chases Its Own Gizmodo Over Russian Handset Leak

It’s indicative of how Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo’s company compares with Steve Jobs’ nowadays that, whilst a prototype Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) phone falling in to the wrong hands generates reams of column inches and significant legal paperwork, a Nokia (NYSE: NOK) prototype going walkabout doesn’t stir up quite the same buzz.

But that’s what’s happened…

Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin obtained and reviewed Nokia’s forthcoming N8 smartphone back in April. Unhappy with negative reviews of an early model, Nokia wrote to Murtazin: “One of our children is missing; we