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Nokia Focuses On Windows By Slashing Jobs

Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

HELSINKI (Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent) - Nokia will axe 7,000 jobs and outsource its legacy Symbian software to slash 1 billion...

Google, Apple Questioned By House Republicans On Location Tracking

The Hill | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

House Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee raised concerns about consumer privacy policies at major technology companies in the aftermath ...

PARTNERS: Nokia, Microsoft Ink Major Deal

Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent (HELSINKI) - Nokia Oyj's earnings fell less than expected in the first quarter and the company...

Nokia Launches Two New Smartphones

AP | MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

HELSINKI — Nokia Corp. on Tuesday launched its first smartphones to run on the updated Symbian software with new icons, enhancements and a faste...

Nokia Sues Apple Over Patents--AGAIN

AP | By MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 05.29.2011 | Technology

HELSINKI -- Nokia is suing Apple in the United States for allegedly infringing patents in "virtually all" of its mobile phones, portable music players...

Nok-Y-Mic: Why Nokia and Microsoft need Yahoo! to Compete in the Next Chapter of the Smartphone Wars

Alistair Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alistair Goodman

Microsoft and Nokia joining forces was inevitable. What's missing in this narrative is the role of web giant Yahoo -- who has partnered with both Nokia and Microsoft over the past few years.

Bianca Bosker

Nokia Has More To Worry About Than Apple And Google | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nokia's cell phone software has been compared to a turkey, a rotting corpse, and, by the company's own chief executive, a "burning platform" about to ...

Nokia, Microsoft Form Pact To Rival Apple, Google

AP | MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HELSINKI — Technology titans Nokia and Microsoft are combining forces to make smart phones that might challenge rivals like Apple and Google and...

Google's Android Named Number 1

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The global smartphone market is booming, and Google's Android platform was leading the pack during the fourth quarter 2010, according to a recent repo...

Can You Name The World's Top 5 Phone Makers?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its quarterly Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report, which listed statistics for quarterly and annua...

The Chinese Consumer: Still Projecting and Protecting

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Contemporary Chinese society, still Confucian to the core, is driven by the need for societal acknowledgment and diffused insecurity. Consumer behavior, characterized by status projection and risk avoidance, reflects these truths.

Nokia Bureaucracy Stifled Innovation, Ex-Managers Say | KEVIN J. O’BRIEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

[Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's] biggest obstacle, according to Mr. Hakkarainen, as well as two other former employees and industry analysts, may well be No...

Nokia CRASHES HTC's Event With Balloons, Hate

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nokia's taken it to the next level here, sending a phalanx of young folks with giant red balloons reading "I know where I'm going with Nokia's Ovi Map...

‘Nokia Is Back' And Ballsy: ‘We're Not Sorry We're Not Apple'

mocoNews | Robert Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nokia's beaten-down top dogs opened their annual Nokia World show in London Tuesday morning with a blunt and rousing pep talk and a direct riposte to ...

The Camel and the Cell Phone

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Vicky Collins

We have gotten to a place where we are so interconnected that you can no longer escape, even in some of the most remote spots on earth.

12 Famous Companies' Surprising Beginnings

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Quick, when you think of Nokia, what immediately comes to mind? Cell phones, right? Most of us would be surprised to know that Nokia didn't start out ...

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Phone Companies' Request to Obama Is a Ray of Hope for Cubans

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The request to Obama from Nokia, AT&T and Verizon, asking for an easing of the embargo and trade with Cuba, is a ray of hope. If we have managed to do so much with so little, what will happen when sending a text is as easy as talking?

Ex-Nokia Exec: Using Android Is Like Peeing In Your Pants For Warmth

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Why hasn't Nokia switched to Android? Anssi Vanjoki, the outgoing head of Nokia's Mobile Solutions unit, will tell you--and colorfully, at that. Acco...

New Nokia Phone Hands-On: 'Wow'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nokia recently unveiled its new E7 smartphone, a phone the company claims is "the best business device Nokia, or anyone else, has ever produced," acco...

Stephen Elop, Microsoft Exec, Replaces Kallasvuo As Nokia CEO

AP | MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HELSINKI — Nokia Corp. is replacing CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with Microsoft executive Stephen Elop as the world's top maker of mobile phones aim...

Nokia Asks Russian Police To Get Smartphone Back From Blogger

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nokia Oyj, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, asked the Russian police to help retrieve a smartphone prototype from a Moscow-based blogger wh...

iPhone Supplier Holds HUGE Pep Rally After 12th Suicide This Year

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SHENZHEN, China (AP)-- Following a string of suicides at its Chinese factories, Foxconn Technology Group raised workers' wages and installed safety ne...

The Best the World Has to Offer: Getting the Most From Established and Emerging Countries

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Smart companies not only develop products in the established world and transport that knowledge to emerging world, but they increasingly do the reverse as well. They prevail by doing both.

Math and the Pace of Smart Phone Innovation May Take a Byte Out of Apple's (Short-lived?) Dominance

Reggie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Reggie Middleton

It appears to be official. Apple's iPhone is no longer the fastest growing smart phone in the world's largest and most important smart phone market.