05/18/2016, 08:05 am
Microsoft's steady decline in the mobile phone business continues, as the Redmond, Wash., company announced on Wednesday that it will sell the feature phone division it acquired from Nokia to a subsidiary of manufacturer Foxconn for $350 million.
04/26/2016, 11:04 am
Nokia Technologies on Tuesday announced a planned takeover of health and fitness accessory maker Withings, in a deal valued at €170 million, or about $192 million.
08/21/2015, 12:08 pm
Microsoft on Friday announced the closure of Nokia's former cellphone development unit in Salo, Finland, along with plans to cut up to 2,300 jobs in the country, part of a broader plan to refocus the company and make it more profitable.
08/03/2015, 10:08 am
Nokia has confirmed it will sell its Here maps division to German carmakers Audi, BMW, and Daimler, in a deal valued at 2.8 billion euros, or $3.07 billion.
07/21/2015, 01:07 pm
Three German carmakers -- Audi, BMW, and Daimler -- have together agreed in principle to buy Nokia's Here mapping service, in a deal estimated to be worth just over €2.5 billion ($2.71 billion), a report said on Tuesday.
07/08/2015, 10:07 am
A strategic shift at Microsoft could see as many as 7,800 former Nokia employees lose their jobs this year while the software behemoth absorbs a $7.6 billion write-down on its troubled handset business, the company announced on Wednesday.
06/17/2015, 04:06 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the departure of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as part of a broad restructuring at the company, one that will see its Operating Systems Group and Microsoft Devices Group merge into one unit.
05/08/2015, 03:05 pm
Whether or not Apple is still in the running to buy Nokia's Here, the digital mapping service will likely sell for more than $3 billion thanks to a bid made by transportation service Uber.
04/30/2015, 03:04 pm
Shares of Nokia fell more than 12 percent on Thursday after the company's networking division reported disappointing results. But a bright spot was its "Here" mapping division, which is rumored to be a potential acquisition target for Apple.
04/23/2015, 12:04 am
A report on Wednesday claims Apple is among a number of high-profile tech companies being courted by Nokia in the Finnish firm's attempt to sell off its HERE mapping service and related assets.
04/20/2015, 09:04 am
Although Nokia's original mobile phone division was sold to Microsoft in 2013, one of the company's three remaining divisions -- Nokia Technologies -- is planning to re-enter the phone world, a report revealed on Monday.
12/10/2014, 12:12 pm
Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Wednesday announced that it would bring its Here mapping service -- which has not appeared in native form on Apple devices in nearly a year -- back to iOS with a new standalone app in early 2015.
11/18/2014, 12:11 pm
In one of its first major product releases as a Microsoft subsidiary, former handset heavyweight Nokia on Tuesday unveiled a new 7.9-inch Android tablet that appears to take a number of cues from Apple's rival iPad mini.
10/13/2014, 05:10 pm
In an interview discussing Finland's recent sovereign debt downgrade, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said Apple's iPhone and iPad helped kill Nokia and the paper industry, both vital cogs in the country's economy.
09/03/2014, 09:09 am
Following the sale of its handset division to Microsoft, Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Wednesday announced that it would expand its consumer offerings with the release of a free navigation app -- based on its Here mapping service -- for Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms.
08/27/2014, 02:08 pm
With sales of its flagship Galaxy S5 flagging, Samsung has turned toward hyping its upcoming Note 4 stylus-based phablet using teaser ads targeting the same "for the colorful" characters Apple presented last year using iPhone 5c.
06/10/2014, 10:06 am
Nokia's Semiconductor Energy Laboratory has unveiled a new kind of OLED display that can be folded like a book while in use, similar to technology that Apple is thought to be exploring for future iPhones and the long-rumored "iWatch."
05/21/2014, 05:05 pm
New research by Counterpoint indicates that 87 percent of Americans upgraded to smartphones by the end of March, with Apple remaining the top vendor.
05/09/2014, 09:05 am
Apple's mobile imaging team looks to have a new leader, as former Nokia camera engineering executive Ari Partinen announced on Friday that he will depart the Finnish smartphone maker and move to its American rival.
05/06/2014, 01:05 pm
Apple is widely expected to introduce new, larger iPhone 6 models this year, after ignoring the "phablet" market for years. Somewhat ironically, it was Apple that initiated and perpetuated the trend toward larger smartphones phones while its competitors, including Samsung, worked to popularize small devices in order to "exploit" consumer preferences for phones that weren't as "monstrously large" as the iPhone, as revealed in confidential documents from the patent infringement trial.