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Nokia posts more bad quarterly earnings but Lumia sales are increasing at strong pace
Nokia posts more bad quarterly earnings but Lumia sales are increasing at strong pace
Finnish giant Nokia reported its second quarter earnings today, and they were once again not pretty. Net sales were $7.5 billion (5.7 billion) ...... 19 Jul 2013
Gartner: Tablet and mobile phone shipments to reach 2 billion this year
Gartner: Tablet and mobile phone shipments to reach 2 billion this year
Research firm Gartner has said today it expects combined PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to reach 2.35 billion in 2013, a solid 5.9 percent ...... 24 Jun 2013
Report: Samsung wants to sell 500 million phones this year
Report: Samsung wants to sell 500 million phones this year
According to a new Digitimes report, Samsung has some pretty lofty ambitions for 2013. The company wants to sell 500 million feature and ...... 04 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
NEC selling phone unit to Lenovo?
NEC selling phone unit to Lenovo?
According to sources, Japan's NEC is in talks to sell their mobile phone unit to China's Lenovo. Additionally, the company is speaking with ...... 30 Mar 2013
It is now illegal to unlock your phone unless your carrier says it's okay
It is now illegal to unlock your phone unless your carrier says it's okay
As of this morning, it is now illegal to unlock your phone in the U.S., unless your carrier authorizes it. The rule was put in place last ...... 27 Jan 2013 - 18 comments
Strategy Analytics: Global mobile phone shipments reached 1.6 billion in 2012
Strategy Analytics: Global mobile phone shipments reached 1.6 billion in 2012
According to the latest figures from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments reached 1.6 billion in 2012. Smartphones accounted ...... 26 Jan 2013
Canonical shows off Ubuntu mobile OS on Galaxy Nexus
Canonical shows off Ubuntu mobile OS on Galaxy Nexus
As expected, Canonical has unveiled some more details about their upcoming Ubuntu mobile OS, even showing off some features running on a Galaxy ...... 02 Jan 2013 - 5 comments
North Korea disables camera, memory card and Bluetooth functions from new phones
North Korea disables camera, memory card and Bluetooth functions from new phones
It appears that North Korea has disabled video camera, memory card and Bluetooth functions from new mobile phones in an effort to control the ...... 01 Aug 2012 - 25 comments
Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2
Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2
According to a recent disclosure, Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2. The company lobbied the federal government on spectrum ...... 02 Oct 2011
Chinese knockoff phone kills man in India
Chinese knockoff phone kills man in India
25-year-old Dhanji Damor of Gujarat, India has died this week, after his Chinese knockoff phone electrocuted him while making a call. The ...... 17 Jun 2011 - 26 comments
Samsung will become world's largest smartphone maker this quarter
Samsung will become world's largest smartphone maker this quarter
After 15 years on top, Nomura has said today that both Samsung and Apple will surpass Nokia to become the world's largest smartphone makers, ...... 13 Jun 2011
Nokia's market share continues its decline
Nokia's market share continues its decline
Research firm Gartner has reported today that Nokia's market share continues its multi-year decline, falling to 25.1 percent, its lowest reading since 1997. ...... 20 May 2011 - 8 comments
Last.fm on mobile goes subscription-only
Last.fm on mobile goes subscription-only
Beginning next week, online music service Last.fm will move to subscription-only for mobile users (except for Windows Phone 7 users), moving ...... 08 Feb 2011 - 3 comments
Nokia likely to can several in top-level management
Nokia likely to can several in top-level management
The world's top mobile phone maker, Nokia, is on the verge of firing several executive board members, in the largest management "shake-up" in years. ...... 06 Feb 2011 - 3 comments
Mobile phone market grew 18 percent in Q4, Nokia still rules
Mobile phone market grew 18 percent in Q4, Nokia still rules
IDC has reported this week that the global mobile phone market grew 17.9 percent in the Q4 2010, thanks mainly to increasing smartphone sales. ...... 29 Jan 2011 - 2 comments
One fifth of all mobile phones are illegal clones, says Nokia
One fifth of all mobile phones are illegal clones, says Nokia
According to Nokia, 20 percent of all mobile phones sold in the world are illegal clones, unlicensed copies that sell for a fraction of the ...... 22 Jan 2011 - 10 comments
     

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