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Nokia Introduces Lumia 920, 820 Windows Phone 8 Smartphones

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Nokia unveiled the Lumia 920 and 820, its first Windows Phone 8 smartphones, at a New York City event. continue…

Are These Nokia’s New Windows Phone 8 Devices?

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Images of Nokia’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices may have leaked onto the Web ahead of their official unveiling. continue…

Samsung Widens Sales Lead on Apple, Nokia: Gartner

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Samsung has widened its sales lead over Apple’s iOS and Nokia, according to research firm Gartner. continue…

Nokia Sells Qt Platform to Digia

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Nokia’s Symbian and MeeGo app development platform is now in the hands of Digia Oyj. continue…

Nokia Claiming Google Nexus 7 Tablet Violates Patents

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Nokia claims that Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, manufactured by Asus, infringes on patents related to WiFi. continue…

Microsoft Exec Talks Windows Phone 8 Native Code, Acquisitions

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Microsoft had good reason for not implementing native code in Windows Phone 7, according to an executive. continue…

Nokia to Cut Another 10,000 Jobs

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Nokia continues to slash its workforce, announcing Thursday that it will cut 10,000 jobs by the end of 2013. The latest round of cuts is in addition to its previously announced plan to eliminate nearly 14,000 positions. Nokia says EVP of Mobile Phones Mary McDowell will step down at the end of the month, along with its executive vice president of markets, Niklas Savander, and Chief Marketing Officer Jerri DeVard. Timo Toikkanen — the company’s vice president for business development, programs… continue…

Mobile Phone Sales Show Signs of Stagnation

Worldwide sales of mobile phones are dropping, and even though the decline is slight — about 2 percent — it seems the smartphone sector isn’t feeling particularly well. This was the first sales decline since 2009. Analysts from Gartner think it may be due to a slowdown in demand in the Asia/Pacific region, which ironically could be driven by the lack of new devices. For those of you keeping track, Samsung is the largest of the smartphone manufacturers, with 20.7… continue…

Layoff Rumors Surround IBM, Verizon, AOL Among Others

Layoff talk is rumbling at a number of tech companies as they seek to streamline operations and reduce costs. Are you hearing about possible layoffs anywhere? Tell us about them in the comments below Besides Hewlett-Packard, where the merger of its PC and printing divisions is causing a lot of speculation around job cuts, here’s where talk is centering: IBM’s job cuts in North America are estimated to have reached 1,790 workers, according to the union-organizing group Alliance@IBM. The company does… continue…

Nokia’s Stats For 2011 Released

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Nokia published their 2011 annual stats and they reveal a phone giant still looking to catch up in the smartphone market. Last year, Nokia delved more deeply into the smartphone business by signing a deal with Microsoft, which now allows them to use the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system. Besides signing this important deal, Microsoft was not able to recover what they lost in the last years. Everyone knows that after Apple announced the iPhone in 2007, Nokia wasn’t able… continue…