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Problems in Finland and With the P-Tech Education Miracle

Alan Singer | Posted 08.31.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

According to the standard narrative, a big part of the success of the Finnish education system is the country's focus on math, science and technology education to prepare its students for 21st century jobs.

Defining Success for Mobile Education in Emerging Markets

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Melissa Jun Rowley

The proliferation of mobile phones and the findings above prove that there's never been a more opportune time for major mobile players to create business models designed for long-term social impact and business expansion. And someday the two will be inseparable.

The Rise and Fall of the BlackBerry: An Interview with  Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

Phil Simon | Posted 07.02.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

The iconic device not too long ago defined ubiquitous, at least in the business world. Make no mistake: its legacy is alive and well. For my money, it is responsible for creating the expectation that we are always reachable, a problem that haunts us today.

It's Time to Discover the World's Best Kept Secret -- Finland

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Ira Kalb

As summertime rapidly approaches, many are looking for a vacation spot that is different, interesting, and safe. While not on most people's radar screen, Finland is the place I'd recommend.

Nokia To Buy Rival Alcatel-Lucent For $16.6 Billion

Reuters | Jussi Rosendahl and Leila Abboud | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology

HELSINKI/PARIS (Reuters) - Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia has agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values its ...

Enhancing Lives and Breaking Down Barriers

XPRIZE | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

In order to achieve these advances in technology, Silicon Valley -- and the world -- needs to continue to foster an environment centered on open innovation.

Apple Charged With The Death Of An Entire Country's Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology

Apple is more powerful than you think, apparently -- it is being blamed, in part, for an entire country's economic hardships. "The iPhone killed N...

Microsoft Plans Biggest Round Of Job Cuts In 5 Years

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, ...

Anything Can Happen in a World Where Innovation, Not Government Intervention, Rules

David Balto | Posted 08.10.2014 | Technology
David Balto

Truly, the talk of threats to competition in the mobile device market could not be more wrong.

Nokia's 'New' Smartphone Looks ... Familiar

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

Sometimes to move forward you have to revisit your past. Which explains Nokia's latest nod to the future, a reinvention of the classic Nokia 3310, ...

Excitement for Mobile Health Sensors Will Fuel Innovation in Health Care

XPRIZE | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Henry Tirri Henry Tirri is the Nokia Executive Vice President and CTO. As the technologies enabling the mobile computing revolution spread beyond...

Emerging Markets, Consumer Insight and Business Strategy

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Emerging market consumers exist in environments in which institutions designed to protect the economic and political interests of individuals are relatively immature.

Nokia Makes An Android Phone, Despite Being Bought By Microsoft

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN and JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than t...

Review: Nokia Lumia Icon For Verizon Wireless With 4G LTE

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

Nokia is upping the ante in a big way with its newest Windows Phone, the Lumia Icon. This smartphone is only available on Verizon Wireless for $199....

Nokia App Social: Encouraging Engagement Through Mobile App Social Recommendations

Lin Humphrey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology
Lin Humphrey

In the crowded smartphone market, a rich app ecosystem is a minimum requirement for manufacturers.

And the 2014 Bermie Awards Go to...

Michael L. Berman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

The awards are presented by a distinguished panel of experts (me, myself and I) to unsuspecting folks and companies in the technosphere who may -- or may not -- deserve them. And, for the first time in 18 years, we have a triple award winner.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Kia Makarechi

Nile Rodgers Has Some REALLY Nice Things To Say About Avicii

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.28.2013 | Entertainment

Having buttressed the careers of Diana Ross, Madonna, David Bowie, the B-52s, Duran Duran, his own band Chic and countless other legendary acts, Nile ...

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020 AT&T 4G LTE 41MP Camera With Windows Phone 8

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

At four and a half inches with Gorilla Glass 3, its screen is larger than the iPhone 5S and has ClearBlack plus AMOLED technology. During use in bright sunlight and in completely dark rooms, the Lumia's screen had no problem performing well enough in both situations.

Why Chinese Workers Are Protesting Nokia

Reuters | James Pomfret | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

By James Pomfret DONGGUAN, China (Reuters) - Hundreds of workers shouted slogans on Wednesday outside a Nokia factory in southern China...

Au Revoir, Nokia

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

(Updates with final vote, shareholders' comments, adds background, writes through) By Ritsuko Ando and Jussi Rosendahl ...

'Cultivating a Holistic, Integrative Approach': MIT Sloan School Reflects on new Enterprise Management Track

Sharmila Chatterjee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sharmila Chatterjee

A few years ago, we here at MIT Sloan School of Management looked in to launching an MBA track to complement the existing tracks in Finance and Entrepreneurship.

A Tablet For The Holidays? Maybe

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.28.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you were hoping to purchase a new tablet this holiday season, you're in luck. Between Microsoft's recent launch of the Surface 2, Nokia unveiling w...

Enabling Sensing Devices in Your Hand, Not in the Lab

XPRIZE | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Henry Tirri Henry Tirri is the Nokia Executive Vice President and CTO. Access to health care is a fundamental right of people everywhere, and ful...

This Video WIll Suck You Into A Limitless Vortex

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

Filmmaker Paul Trillo took 41 photos of 41 New York City blocks between the hours of 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. and strung them together in this hypnotizing vi...