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Four Fears To Make Microsoft Great Again

Ted Harro | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Ted Harro

In the wake of Steve Ballmer's exit from Microsoft and its Nokia acquisition, many have been talking about how Microsoft has lost its innovative edge because of a culture of fear. But if you're human and alive, you're afraid. Or at least you should be. Fear keeps us from doing stupid stuff as often.

The 1 Reason No One Likes Microsoft's Phone

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

Microsoft's $7.2 billion deal to buy ailing smartphone maker Nokia will likely do little to change one basic problem these two companies face: No one ...

This Is The Only Thing Anyone Will Ever Remember About Nokia

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

News came this week that Microsoft is buying Nokia's phone business. While the Finnish mobile pioneer had a good run, with its humble beginnings as a ...

6 Times Nokia Phones Were Actually Cool

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

How the mighty have fallen. Struggling Nokia agreed on Tuesday to sell the remainder of its main handset business to Microsoft for $7.2 billion. "...

Microsoft Has A History Of Deals Going Terribly

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has agreed to buy Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion, but there is no guarantee that acquiring the fading ce...

Microsoft To Buy Nokia With Billions In Offshore Cash

Quartz | Heather Timmons | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

Quartz: Microsoft’s $7.2 billion deal for most of struggling Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia lessens the load of an unlikely burden—a surplus ...

Nokia Shares Skyrocket On Microsoft News

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's troubled smartphone business represents a daring $7.2 billion attempt by the software giant a...

Microsoft Buys Nokia's Mobile Phone Business

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Two years after hitching its fate to Microsoft's Windows Phone software, Nokia collapsed into the arms of the U.S. software giant on Tuesd...

Huge Smartphone Sensors Set To Revolutionize Science

XPRIZE | Posted 10.05.2013 | Technology

By Alex Salkever Alex Salkever is a technology executive, journalist and consultant based in San Francisco. Alex is co-authoring a book with Vivek W...

From My Experience As CHINICT's Founder: 5 Best Practices to Build and Run a Business in China As a Foreigner

Franck Nazikian | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Franck Nazikian

Over the past few years, I have been asked what it takes to be successful as a foreigner in China. Here are a few thoughts inspired by my tales as an entrepreneur in the Internet industry in the Middle Kingdom.

Nokia Unveils Sleeker, Metal Phone

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology

By Brenda Goh and Ritsuko Ando LONDON/HELSINKI, May 14 (Reuters) - Nokia unveiled a lighter, metal model in its Lumia...

Nokia And Verizon Team Up

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia said it was launching a new high-end smartphone, Lumia 928, through an exclusive agreement with U.S. carrier Verizon Wirele...

Nokia Investors Want To Ditch Windows

Reuters | Ritsuko Ando | Posted 05.08.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Nokia investors told Chief Executive Stephen Elop on Tuesday that they were running out of patience with his flagging attempts to catch up...

Nokia Won't Give Up On The Windows Phone

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said the company would remain focused on using Microsoft's Windows Phone software to compete w...

Nokia's Future Hinges On This

AP | By MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia continues to take a hammering in the smartphone market, with sales for the handset maker falling by 20 percent in the first th...

Why Nokia's New $20 Phone Will Likely Be Super-Popular

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

On Monday, Nokia released the Nokia 105, a $20 phone targeted at customers in developing countries. The low-end feature phone, which has more capabili...

More Bad News For Nokia (Or At Least Some Of Its Employees)

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (AP) — Struggling Nokia Corp. is downsizing by more than 1,000 jobs, part of a wide-ranging plan to cut costs and streamline operations. ...

People Are Actually Buying This Thing

Reuters | Ritsuko Ando | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

* Shares rise 10.8 pct * Achieved underlying profitability in Q4, beating earlier forecast * CEO under pressure to show...

Nokia And RIM Kiss And Make Up

AP | By MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia Corp. and Canadian smartphone rival Research In Motion have agreed on a new patent licensing pact which will end all existing ...

Things We Wish Nokia Would Waste Its Money On

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

The Telegraph is reporting that embattled cell phone manufacturer Nokia recently hired a 55-piece orchestra to create several original ringtones for i...

A Whole Orchestra For A Couple Measly Ringtones

Gizmodo | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

Nokia was looking at some of its numbers when somebody noticed that the popularity of classical music ringtones was pretty high, second most popular. ...

WATCH: Lumia 920 Plunges 100,000 Feet From The Edge Of Space

Daily Mail | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

If you've ever worried about breaking your mobile by dropping it - worry no more. Finnish retailer decided to take the flagship ph...

Only $62 Each

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Struggling Finnish cellphone maker Nokia unveiled on Monday two new cellphone models, the Asha 205 and the Asha 206, pricing both...

Nokia Loses Their Main Photo Guy

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia's long-time imaging chief Damian Dinning has decided to leave the loss-making cellphone maker at the end of this month, the...

What Nokia's New Maps App Has That Apple Maps Doesn't

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

Last week, the scrappy Nokia revealed its latest effort to hoist itself back into American consumer relevance, and this time the company chose one of ...