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Here are Nokia's 'pure Android' smartphones
Here are Nokia's 'pure Android' smartphones
The new Nokia-branded Android devices are not aimed at taking on flagships from heavyweights like Samsung, but instead target the affordable ...... 27 Feb 2017 - 5 comments
Here it is: New Nokia 3310
Here it is: New Nokia 3310
HMD Global, company that holds the global license to use Nokia's brand in phones, has announced today a comeback of the iconic Nokia 3310 phone. ...... 26 Feb 2017 - 7 comments
Nokia just sued Apple over patent dispute in 11 countries
Nokia just sued Apple over patent dispute in 11 countries
There probably isn't a smartphone company that has not been in patent disputes with a rival. However, Apple is especially plagued with the lawsuits, ...... 22 Dec 2016 - 1 comment
Microsoft guts phone business, will cut 1,850 jobs
Microsoft guts phone business, will cut 1,850 jobs
Microsoft has announced plans to streamline its smartphone business, trimming more than 1,850 jobs mostly in Finland. Having completed the ...... 25 May 2016
Nokia confirms another 1000 layoffs
Nokia confirms another 1000 layoffs
Nokia has confirmed they are laying off another 1032 employees, this time in Finland, and across all business divisions. Many expect the ...... 21 May 2016 - 1 comment
Confirmed: Nokia's brand returns to mobile phone business
Confirmed: Nokia's brand returns to mobile phone business
Nokia announced that it has licensed its brand exclusively for next 10 years to be used in mobile phones and tablets, globally, by HMD Global Oy. ...... 18 May 2016 - 1 comment
Nokia reports huge loss for the quarter
Nokia reports huge loss for the quarter
Nokia has released their financial earnings report for the first quarter, posting a huge 613 million net loss. During the quarter, the company ...... 15 May 2016
Nokia acquires Withings to get into the health wearables business
Nokia acquires Withings to get into the health wearables business
Nokia has announced their acquisition of Withings, the French health and wearables company. The one-time handset giant will pay 170 million ...... 27 Apr 2016
Leaked images show Android-powered Nokia A1 smartphone
Leaked images show Android-powered Nokia A1 smartphone
According to new "trusted" sources, Android Authority says there is an Android-powered Nokia smartphone in the works. Known as the Nokia ...... 02 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Nokia has almost completed their acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia has almost completed their acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
Last April, Nokia announced its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent for 15.6 billion in an all-stock deal that was intended to strengthen the company's ...... 11 Feb 2016
Take a look at the bland canceled Nokia Mercury tablet
Take a look at the bland canceled Nokia Mercury tablet
Early last year, when Microsoft completed its purchase of Nokia's handsets division, the company decided it was in their best interest to cancel ...... 03 Dec 2015
Nokia demos super-fast 5G in Korea
Nokia demos super-fast 5G in Korea
SK Telecom is the Korea's largest mobile operator and aims to be the world's first 5G carrier. Nokia on the other hand aims to be the technology ...... 30 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Nokia to debut a VR device next week
Nokia to debut a VR device next week
According to a new report, Nokia is expected to unveil their first virtual reality (VR) project at an event next week in LA. So far there ...... 22 Jul 2015
German car makers to buy Nokia HERE mapping service
German car makers to buy Nokia HERE mapping service
Major German automakers Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen have all agreed in principle to purchase Nokia's HERE digital mapping service, beating out ...... 22 Jul 2015
Microsoft has largest quarterly loss ever thanks to disastrous Nokia acquisition
Microsoft has largest quarterly loss ever thanks to disastrous Nokia acquisition
Microsoft struggled this quarter following a massive write-off of its Nokia acquisition and the corresponding layoffs. The company reported ...... 22 Jul 2015
Nokia wants to enter the smartphone market again
Nokia wants to enter the smartphone market again
Nokia released a statement earlier this week addressing the rumors of a possible future smartphone. The Finnish company had earlier suggested ...... 17 Jul 2015
Microsoft takes $7.6 billion loss on Nokia acquisition, will layoff 7800 more employees
Microsoft takes $7.6 billion loss on Nokia acquisition, will layoff 7800 more employees
Admitting that the acquisition was a brutal mistake, Microsoft has written off its entire acquisition of Nokia's handset business, taking a ...... 10 Jul 2015 - 7 comments
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and others leave Microsoft
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and others leave Microsoft
Microsoft has announced that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and head of mobile phones Jo Harlow will be leaving the company. The two were considered ...... 19 Jun 2015
Moonraker was Nokia's take on the smartwatch
Moonraker was Nokia's take on the smartwatch
Every company in the mobile space seems to now have it, a smartwatch. You have the Motorola 360, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, the LG Watch Urbane, ...... 12 Jun 2015
Nokia: No we do not want to build phones again
Nokia: No we do not want to build phones again
Nokia has denied recent reports that the company was preparing to reenter the phone manufacturing business. "Nokia notes recent news reports ...... 26 Apr 2015 - 3 comments
Nokia N1 has some obstacles to overcome
Nokia N1 has some obstacles to overcome
So, Nokia finally made its return to consumer business with the introduction of Nokia N1 Android tablet. Device is priced aggressively and doesn't ...... 18 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
Nokia introduced Nokia N1 - an Android tablet with Nokia Z launcher
Nokia introduced Nokia N1 - an Android tablet with Nokia Z launcher
Nokia, who sold its phone manufacturing business to Microsoft, has made a return to consumer markets by releasing its first-ever Android device: ...... 18 Nov 2014 - 4 comments
Nokia will not return to the phone building business, but could license name out
Nokia will not return to the phone building business, but could license name out
New Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri says the company is looking to revive its brand name in the consumer electronics market, but they will not be building ...... 15 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
Stephen Elop writes email to Nokia employees following layoffs
Stephen Elop writes email to Nokia employees following layoffs
Former Nokia CEO and current Microsoft exec Stephen Elop has written a long email to employees explaining the newly announced 18,000 layoffs ...... 18 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Microsoft to lay off most employees in over five years
Microsoft to lay off most employees in over five years
Tech behemoth Microsoft is looking to cut some costs as it integrates its new Nokia handset unit, planning layoffs that would be the company's ...... 16 Jul 2014 - 4 comments
New Nokia devices to be branded 'Nokia by Microsoft'?
New Nokia devices to be branded 'Nokia by Microsoft'?
According to prolific leaker @Evleaks, Microsoft has almost completed a licensing pact with Nokia in which future Nokia devices will be branded ...... 28 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Nokia reveals Z Launcher, a smart home screen replacement for Android
Nokia reveals Z Launcher, a smart home screen replacement for Android
Nokia has surprised the market this week unveiling their new 'Z Launcher' for Android devices. Z Launcher is a home screen replacement for ...... 21 Jun 2014
Apple hires Nokia's phone camera lead
Apple hires Nokia's phone camera lead
Nokia's Lumia series photography lead, Ari Partinen, today announced on Twitter that he has quit his job at Microsoft and will be joining Apple's ...... 09 May 2014 - 6 comments
Microsoft snaps up Nokia's devices and services business
Microsoft snaps up Nokia's devices and services business
Satya Nadella welcomes the Nokia Devices and Services business to the Microsoft family as the multi-billion deal announced in September 2013 is completed. ...... 25 Apr 2014
Microsoft to complete Nokia devices and services acquisition on April 25th
Microsoft to complete Nokia devices and services acquisition on April 25th
Microsoft has confirmed that their acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Service business will close on April 25th. Reads the company's press ...... 22 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Can a pledge from the smartphone industry to include anti-theft features in all smartphones sold after July 2015 stop the 'apple picking' problem ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 8 comments
Chinese regulators approve Microsoft acquisition of Nokia device and services division
Chinese regulators approve Microsoft acquisition of Nokia device and services division
Last year, Microsoft announced it would be acquiring Nokia's device and services division for $7.2 billion as long as significant regulatory ...... 09 Apr 2014
April Fool's Day: Google Naps, Pokemon, Samsung's Fingers Smartglove, YouTube's upcoming trends, and more.
April Fool's Day: Google Naps, Pokemon, Samsung's Fingers Smartglove, YouTube's upcoming trends, and more.
Every year on April 1, many tech companies and publications put out bogus stories, launch bogus services and make wild claims all in the spirit ...... 01 Apr 2014
Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business delayed until next month
Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business delayed until next month
Last year, Microsoft announced it was purchasing Nokia's devices and services businesses for $7.2 billion, following regulatory approval on ...... 24 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Nokia mocks Ellen's blurry Oscars selfies taken with Galaxy Note 3
Nokia mocks Ellen's blurry Oscars selfies taken with Galaxy Note 3
Even though one of Ellen DeGeneres' selfies from last night's Oscars event is the most retweeted image of all-time, that hasn't stopped Nokia ...... 04 Mar 2014
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