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Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets

Nokia CEO, Canadian Stephen Elop, holds a Nokia Lumia 2520 on stage during an event to unveil Nokia's latest products on October 22, 2013 in Abu Dhabi. Nokia has unveiled its first phablets -extra-large phones- and its first tablet computer. AFP

Nokia, whose handset division is to be acquired by Microsoft, launched its first-ever tablet computer in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia launches $99 smartphone targeting emerging-market users

Nokia Chief Executive Officer Stephen Elop displays a Nokia Asha 501 smartphone during its launch in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 9, 2013. Nokia unveiled the first of a new family of Asha smartphones with the Nokia Asha 501 priced at US$99.  AP PHOTO/ALTAF QADRI

Struggling Finnish handset giant Nokia unveiled on Thursday its next generation of lower-end mobile smartphones as it seeks to gain traction in a market expected to be worth $40 billion by 2015.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia Siemens axes services unit, 1,000 jobs at risk

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Nokia Siemens Networks, a joint venture between Finnish and German engineering giants Nokia and Siemens, said Wednesday it is shutting down one of its German units with the potential loss of 1,000 jobs.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia litigates against Blackberry-maker over patents

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Finnish mobile giant Nokia said on Wednesday it had filed lawsuits in the US, Britain and Canada against Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) claiming it has breached patent agreements.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia to launch new Lumia model in US with Verizon

A Verizon Wireless store in Dallas. Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, that it had chosen the second-biggest US operator, Verizon Wireless, to exclusively distribute its new Lumia 822 model when it is launched this autumn.  AP PHOTO

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said Monday that it had chosen the second-biggest US operator, Verizon Wireless, to exclusively distribute its new Lumia 822 model when it is launched this autumn.

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nokia apologizes for embarrassing PR gaffe

The Nokia Lumia 920, equipped with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, is displayed, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in New York. Nokia apologized on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, for a video demonstration that led viewers to believe it had been filmed with Lumia 920 but was in fact made with other equipment.  AP PHOTO/MARK LENNIHAN

Beleaguered telecom giant Nokia apologized on Thursday for a video demonstration that led viewers to believe it had been filmed with its new smartphone but was in fact made with other equipment.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Moody’s downgrades Nokia credit rating, outlook negative

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International ratings agency Moody’s on Monday downgraded the long-term debt of Nokia by two notches, to “Ba3″, cautioning the Finnish mobile phone giant would likely suffer even deeper than expected losses going forward.

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia CEO admits failure to foresee fast-changing industry

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop speaks during the company's press conference in Espoo, Finland, on June 14, 2012. Elop admitted on Thursday, June 28, 2012, that his company had failed to foresee rapid changes in the mobile phone industry and that this was partly behind the firm's problems. AP/LEHTIKUVA, KIMMO MANTYLA

Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop admitted on Thursday that his company had failed to foresee rapid changes in the mobile phone industry and this was partly behind the firm’s problems.

Posted: June 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nokia stock plunges over no Windows upgrade for Lumia 900

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Shares in beleaguered telecom giant Nokia plunged to a 16-year low on Monday after Microsoft said its Windows 8 upgrade would not work on Nokia’s new flagship smartphone, the Lumia 900 model.

Posted: June 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Linux creator, stem cell scientist win big technology prize

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US-Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds, who created the Linux open source operating system, and Japanese stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka on Wednesday won a 1.2-million-euro technology prize in Finland.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia town faces dim future as jobs shift to Asia

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Tomi Marjuaho repaired mobile phones for 10 years in the town of Salo in southern Finland, where Nokia, the world’s top cell phone-maker, set up its wireless operations in the 1980s.

Posted: April 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia launches Windows smartphone to regain market share

LUMIA 800  A Nokia employee demonstrates a new Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone during the Nokia World 2011 at the ExCeL ICC center in London on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Nokia Corp. on Wednesday unveiled its first Windows cell phones, in a bid to recapture lost ground to chief rivals in the tough top-end smartphone market.  AP Photo/Sang Tan

Finland’s Nokia, struggling to remain the world’s top mobile phone maker amid fierce competition, launched Wednesday its first smartphone using the Windows platform, which it hopes will secure profitability.

Posted: October 26th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nokia launches its cheapest phones at $30-$35

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HELSINKI—Nokia on Thursday unveiled its two cheapest cellphones to date aimed at attracting users in the low-end market as it fights increasing competition from Asian manufacturers. The Nokia 100 and 101—priced $30 (€20) and $35 (€25) respectively—will be available in the third and fourth quarters of the year. The launch comes a day after Nokia [...]

Posted: August 25th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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