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Nokia “Here” Maps Try to Take Advantage of iOS Vacuum

Nokia’s “Here” app could fill the need for rich mapping data on the iOS platform. continue…

Nokia’s ‘HERE’ Location Service Puts You ‘There’

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Nokia’s edging toward Google Maps with  HERE, a new location and mapping service. With HERE, 20 years of mapping experience and services into one service that can work on some of the most used platforms—Android, iOS, Mozilla Firefox OS— and beyond. I tested the Nokia HERE service homepage on my Desktop and it worked great on all four major browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. By using a Nokia account, you can access your personalized maps data from any device. You… continue…

Microsoft-Built Smartphone Could Harm Nokia, Irritate Google

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A Microsoft-built smartphone could alienate the company’s hardware partners and irritate Google and Apple. continue…

Can Nokia Save Itself?

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Nokia’s Windows Phone sales are down, along with its financials numbers. Can the company survive on its current path? continue…

Global Smartphone Usage Hits 1 Billion

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More than 1 billion people own a smartphone, according to Strategy Analytics. That raises the stakes for Apple, Google, and others. continue…

Oracle-Nokia Deal Puts Pressure on Google, Apple Maps Apps

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Nokia’s deal to give Oracle users access to its mapping and location services puts a cap on what I can only call Maps Month. Apple, Google, Microsoft and now Nokia are all demonstrating their commitment to helping us find our way around. The partnership was announced October 1  at OracleWorld in San Francisco. The value of the deal wasn’t disclosed. Oracle has already built a link between its Fusion Middleware MapViewer and Nokia’s Location Platform. Oracle clients should soon see results… continue…

Does Apple Have a Big Data Problem?

Apple’s race to match Google in maps illustrates the issues confronting any company looking to plunge into a data-intensive market segment. continue…

Oracle, Nokia Maps Deal Brings More Data to Enterprise Users

Oracle is linking its Fusion Middleware MapViewer with Nokia’s Location Platform (NLP), offering more mapping data for enterprise users. continue…

Why Hadoop’s Standing Might Not Last Forever

Hadoop is certainly not invincible: certain factors could knock it from its market-leader position. continue…

Is Windows Phone 8 Already In Trouble?

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Windows Phone 8’s lack of a firm release date could indicate trouble for the upcoming smartphone OS. continue…