The maker of the Turing Phone files for bankruptcy and suspends manufacturing


Turing Robotic’s CEO says the company isn’t done. But it’s definitely hit another significant roadblock in its quest to bring some fun alternative handsets to the market. The Finnish phone maker’s story so far is one of delay after delay, and now it’s announced, via Facebook post, that it’s suspending manufacturing.

CEO Syl Chao didn’t offer up much in the way of information with regard to what this all means or why it’s happening, but there does appear to be plenty of insight floating around with regard to the company’s health. As the Verge handily notes, Finnish media has been reporting some major money woes for the smartphone startup.

The company set up shop in Nokia’s old stomping ground of Salo, Finland, hiring some of the phone giant’s engineers in the…

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