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Topic: Nokia

Nokia suit against Apple seen as battle of two Goliaths

10/28/2009, 07:10 am

Apple this week vowed to "vigorously" defend itself against an iPhone-related patent infringement suit from Nokia, the world's largest handset maker.

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Nokia sues Apple over iPhone's use of patented wireless standards

10/22/2009, 11:10 am

Global handset leader Nokia announced Thursday it has filed a lawsuit against rival Apple, alleging that the iPhone infringes on GSM and wireless LAN related patents owned by the Finnish company.

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Multi-phone Android platform seen overtaking iPhone by 2012

10/08/2009, 08:10 am

Due to its presence on multiple manufacturers' devices, Android will overtake Apple's iPhone in terms of market share by 2012, an analyst has predicted.

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Flash coming to most smartphones, but not Apple's iPhone

10/05/2009, 09:10 am

Adobe on Monday announced partnerships with numerous handset operating system makers, including Research in Motion, Nokia, Palm, Google and Microsoft, to bring Flash Player 10.1 to smartphones. Absent from the list: Apple.

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Nokia hopes to fight off Apple iPhone gains with Linux

08/26/2009, 04:08 pm

Even though Nokia's Symbian mobile operating system commands the lion's share of the worldwide smartphone market, the world's largest handset maker is looking to Linux to take on the iPhone.

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Apple leads international smartphone market growth

08/12/2009, 09:08 am

Sales of iPhones increased more than sixfold during the second quarter of 2009, helping Apple maintain its ranking as the third largest smartphone maker worldwide, according to a new report.

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Apple, RIM profit margins far exceed market share

07/20/2009, 11:07 am

With just 3 percent of the global cell phone market, smartphone makers Apple and Research in Motion command an estimated 35 percent of total worldwide operating revenue -- and their share is expected to grow even more.

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iPhone behind only Nokia and RIM in global smartphone share

03/11/2009, 05:03 pm

Apple maintained the third place position in global unit sales of smartphones, but was passed up by Microsoft's Windows Mobile to become the fourth largest smartphone vendor in terms of operating system platforms as it continues to lead the industry in year over year growth.

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iPhone owns 51% of US smartphone traffic

02/13/2009, 05:02 pm

AdMob's January traffic analysis credits Apple with a majority share of the American smartphone market and notes the iPod touch is rapidly gaining ground as well.

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Apple rumored allowing real background apps on iPhone

02/03/2009, 07:02 pm

After leaving its once-touted background push data feature by the wayside, Apple is now reportedly mulling an option that would let iPhone apps run third-party background processes and give the phone true app multitasking.

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Cellphone vendors could exit business if economy remains bleak

12/08/2008, 11:12 am

Mobile phone makers are sounding alarms to their investors cautioning that mobile sales are down and likely to only get worse in 2009. However, Apple's iPhone is uniquely positioned within the safer smartphone market, a segment that is expected to continue to grow next year.

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Nokia leans on new N97 as best hope for an iPhone rival

12/02/2008, 06:12 pm

At a special event in Spain, Nokia has revealed the N97, which is just the second touchscreen phone in company history -- and potentially the company's one real chance at reversing market share losses to Apple's iPhone.

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iPhone tops business rankings, steals Nokia market share

11/06/2008, 06:11 pm

Often labeled the outsider in the corporate world, Apple's iPhone has already reached the top of J.D. Power's satisfaction ranks for business smartphones -- and is simultaneously the second-largest smartphone maker in the world.

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Analysts slash 2009 mobile phone market growth predictions

10/08/2008, 08:10 am

A slowing global economy has analysts predicting significantly less growth in the mobile phone market next year, piling on problems for Nokia, Motorola, and Samsung.

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Nokia answers iPhone's blows with its first touchscreen phone

10/02/2008, 07:10 pm

After more than a year without a direct competitor to the iPhone, Nokia on Thursday fired back with a phone that it hopes will better Apple's now widespread device -- albeit with a delayed launch and a few other catches.

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Nokia, Apple iPhone to lock horns at last on Thursday

09/29/2008, 07:09 pm

After remaining near-silent as iPhone and other touchscreen cellphones took control of the high-end media phone business, Nokia on Thursday will try and reclaim what was once its own with its first touchscreen cellphone.

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No subscription iTunes at event; Macs high priority in enterprise

09/03/2008, 07:09 pm

Hopes for an all-you-can-eat iTunes music service should be dashed this time around, according to purported insiders. Meanwhile, the corporate world says in a new study that integrating Macs into their businesses is one of their top priorities.

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Microsoft 10K warns of iPhone, Mac threats as iPhone nears 1.1% share

08/03/2008, 10:08 am

A Microsoft filing with the US government reveals a newfound worry that the Windows developer's traditional stance of selling software alone won't work against an increasingly profitable Apple -- a concern that may magnify as iPhone 3G pushes Apple's cellular market share past one percent worldwide.

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Telecoms fight for the right to party with iPhone 3G

08/02/2008, 10:08 am

Apple's iPhone 3G is exciting more than just tech-savvy consumers wanting to play with the latest gadget. Worldwide, mobile service providers are fighting tooth and nail for the right to sell the new iPhone because of its ability to attract new customers and sell them on data service plans, which providers have previously found to be a difficult sell.

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Apple now the world's No. 3 smartphone vendor

06/06/2008, 02:06 pm

Apple during the first quarter of 2008 rode the booming smartphone market to sales of more than 1.7 million iPhones, good enough to make it the No. 3 manufacturer of multi-function handsets worldwide, according to a report released Friday by market research firm Gartner.

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