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Topic: Nokia

LG Electronics CEO resigns after smartphone struggles

09/17/2010, 08:09 pm

After struggling to compete with the iPhone and other high-end smartphones, LG Electronics chief executive Nam Yong resigned Friday.


Nokia unveils N8 smartphone, chairman to leave in 2012

09/14/2010, 11:09 pm

Nokia released the long-awaited N8 smartphone running Symbian^3 at the Nokia World event Tuesday amid news of the 2012 departure of its chairman.


Nokia smartphone chief to depart as executive shakeup continues

09/13/2010, 03:09 pm

The head of Nokia's smartphone business announced Monday that he will leave the company, a revelation that came just days after the company's chief executive announced he would resign, as the Finnish handset maker struggles to compete with Apple's iPhone.


Apple projected to ship 130M iOS devices in 2014 as Android hits 259M

09/10/2010, 11:09 am

Apple is projected to sell 130 million iOS-based mobile devices per year by 2014, but both Google Android and Nokia Symbian are expected to each double that amount, according to Gartner.


Nokia CEO to step down as company still struggles to combat iPhone

09/10/2010, 09:09 am

Nokia announced Friday that its chief executive will step down and will be replaced by a veteran from Microsoft, as the Finnish handset maker continues to look to create a smartphone that can compete with Apple's iPhone.


Nokia buys analytics firm to compete with Apple's App Store

08/20/2010, 11:08 am

As software development for Nokia's Ovi platform struggles to compete with Apple's iOS and App Store, the Finnish phone maker has purchased analytics firm Motally to boost its offering.


Android-based smartphone shipments leapfrog Apple's iPhone

08/12/2010, 11:08 am

Shipments of smartphones running Google's Android operating system outpaced iPhones for the first time during the second quarter of the year, as sales of all integrated mobile devices worldwide rose more than 50% to 61.6 million units.


Online dating service finds iPhone owners have more sex partners

08/11/2010, 10:08 am

Owners of Apple's iPhone on average have more sex partners by age 30 than those who own other handsets, and the iPhone takes more attractive photos than competing smartphones, a survey of users of an online dating service has found.


Norway's largest paper: iPhone 4 Antennagate is a US problem

07/29/2010, 02:07 pm

After testing Apple's iPhone 4 against competing HTC and Nokia models in a remote area on the edge of Norwegian carrier Telenor's mobile coverage, the county's largest paper has concluded that its antenna design is "just as good and bad as competitors," rather than suffering any defect.


Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.


RIM, Nokia respond to Apple's "Antennagate" press conference

07/17/2010, 12:07 pm

Research in Motion and Nokia issued official statements Friday decrying Apple's use of their handsets to demonstrate signal loss in their press conference addressing the iPhone 4 antenna problem.


Nokia turns to Russian police to recover lost prototype smartphone

07/09/2010, 03:07 pm

In a move similar to the ongoing investigation of a "missing" iPhone 4 unit involving Apple and Gizmodo, Nokia has contacted Russian police in an effort to regain a prototype smartphone from a blogger who leaked details of the device.


Nokia pokes at iPhone 4 death grip, gets called on it (u)

06/28/2010, 04:06 pm

Nokia's official blog has jumped on the iPhone 4 "death grip" bandwagon in a posting that suggests the company's mobiles don't share the same issues related to blocking a phone's antenna, despite having earlier published instructions that tell users to avoid holding its phones in a way that might block the antenna.


56% of developers support Apple's iOS, 90% are single-platform

06/18/2010, 02:06 pm

The iOS mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad remains the dominant platform for developers, most of which write exclusively for Apple's devices.


Apple's iPhone market share three times greater than Android in US

06/06/2010, 10:06 am

A new survey of U.S. smartphone owners found that 28 percent use a device running the iPhone OS, compared with just 9 percent on Google's Android mobile operating system.


Apple iPhone Web marketshare outgrows Google Android in May

06/01/2010, 12:06 pm

Despite a larger variety of devices running the Google Android operating system available on the market, Apple's iPhone operating system still outgained its rival in terms of Web presence in the month of May.


Nokia hopes to take on Apple in the US with new Yahoo partnership

05/24/2010, 11:05 am

In hopes of increasing its smartphone presence in the U.S., Nokia on Monday announced a new "strategic alliance" with Yahoo, with the search company powering e-mail and instant messaging services for the Ovi platform.


Gartner: Apple's record quarter made it world's No. 7 cell phone maker

05/19/2010, 11:05 am

New data released Wednesday by research firm Gartner shows Apple as the No. 7 overall worldwide cell phone maker, with a total 2.7 percent market share.


Apple edges Motorola with 3% global cell phone market share

05/17/2010, 09:05 am

Apple moved ahead of rival Motorola in unit sales in the first quarter of 2010, with the iPhone taking a 3 percent share of the total cell phone market.


iPhone market share grows to 16% at expense of BlackBerry

05/07/2010, 11:05 am

Apple's 8.75 million iPhones sold in the first quarter of 2010 were good for a 16.1 percent worldwide market share, taken at the expense of Research in Motion's BlackBerry smartphones.