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Topic: Nokia

Nokia woes expected to worsen as Lumia won't run Windows Phone 8

06/21/2012, 11:06 am

Nokia's current flagship phone, the Lumia 900, won't be upgradeable to Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 platform, leading some to expect Nokia's troubles will grow even more.

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Nokia credit now labeled junk by all three major credit-rating agencies

06/15/2012, 08:06 pm

Investment company Moody's became the last of the big-three credit-rating firms to downgrade Nokia to junk status on Friday, serving the Finnish phone maker yet another blow as it struggles to survive amidst a surging smartphone market.

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Nokia announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs by end of 2013

06/14/2012, 03:06 pm

Once a dominant force in smartphones, struggling Nokia will ax 10,000 jobs by the end of 2013 in an effort to cut costs and turn the company around.

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ETSI chooses Apple's 'nano-SIM' design as new standard

06/01/2012, 08:06 am

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute on Friday selected Apple's contested "nano-SIM" design as the official fourth form factor for the SIM card standard.

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Apple's iOS grows to 23% of worldwide smartphone shipments

05/24/2012, 11:05 am

Apple continues to gain share in the worldwide smartphone market, as the latest data shows the iOS mobile operating system accounted for nearly a quarter of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012.

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Motorola & RIM propose nano-SIM compromise with Apple

05/18/2012, 07:05 am

A new design concept for a next-generation, smaller "nano-SIM" card has been submitted by Motorola and RIM, which tweaks a design originally pushed by Apple.

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Apple's Siri tells users Nokia Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'

05/11/2012, 09:05 am

When asked to find the "best smartphone ever," the Siri personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S will tell users to check out the competing Lumia 900 smartphone made by Nokia.

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Apple-revised nano-SIM design to address Nokia objections ahead of standards vote

05/09/2012, 02:05 am

SIM card maker Giesecke & Devrient is showing off Apple's new nano-SIM design, which has been modified to resolve Nokia's objections to it, at the CTIA tradeshow in New Orleans, La.

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Samsung overtakes Apple to claim smartphone market share lead

05/01/2012, 04:05 am

Despite strong growth year-over-year, Apple ceded its spot as the world's top smartphone vendor in the first quarter of 2012 as Samsung boosted both smartphone and feature phone shipments to record levels.

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Samsung pegged as top mobile, smartphone vendor in March quarter

04/26/2012, 11:04 pm

After Samsung confirmed record earnings for the March quarter on Friday, a set of new analyses estimate that the company overtook Apple to become the world's largest smartphone vendor while simultaneously passing long-time leader Nokia for the top spot among global mobile phone vendors.

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Nokia has earned more from iPhone than selling Lumia Windows Phone 7

04/26/2012, 06:04 pm

After Microsoft was found to be making more from licensing its patents to Android handset makers than from selling its own Windows Phone 7, it's now clear Nokia has earned more from licensing patents to Apple than it has selling its own Lumia Windows Phone 7 devices.

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Nokia reports $1.7 billion loss, "challenging" market for new Windows Phone 7 Lumia

04/19/2012, 11:04 am

Nokia reported net sales down 29 percent compared to the year ago quarter, along with a 1.3 billion Euro loss ($1.7 billion US) on what it called "mixed" sales of new Lumia phones running Windows Phone 7.

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Nokia warns of 'disappointing' smartphone sales in first half of 2012

04/11/2012, 10:04 am

Nokia on Wednesday issued a warning to investors that it was lowering its outlook for the first half of 2012 after the first quarter of the year proved "disappointing."

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Briefly: New Apple Store downtime sign; Lumia 900 free after data glitch

04/11/2012, 03:04 am

Apple's Online Store was down on Tuesday night and the company took the opportunity to roll out a new "We'll be back" sign. Also, Nokia is now offering a $100 credit on its $99 Lumia 900 flagship smartphone after a software bug affecting data connections was discovered.

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AT&T to spend $150M on Lumia launch, more than it did with iPhone

04/09/2012, 06:04 pm

In order to help bolster launch sales for Nokia's new Lumia 900 handset, exclusive U.S. carrier AT&T is willing to spend up to $150 million in ad money, more than it spent on Apple's iPhone.

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Briefly: iPad refunds; HonHai raising wages; Nokia Lumia estimates

04/05/2012, 03:04 am

Apple has begun emailing customers in Australia with an offer to return LTE-capable third-generation iPads by April 25 if they expected the tablet to work on local 4G networks. Also, Apple partner Foxconn's parent company Hon Hai has announced plans to raise wages at its headquarters in Taiwan, and analysts are concerned that Nokia's Lumia 900 Windows Phone launch in the U.S. will flop.

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Apple's iOS, Google's Android grow to 80% of US smartphone market

04/03/2012, 02:04 pm

Apple's iOS and Google's Android mobile platforms continued to grow over the last three months, accounting for 80.3 percent of the U.S. smartphone market.

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Nokia kicks off Windows Phone 7 campaign with Antennagate teaser spot

04/02/2012, 04:04 pm

In an effort to draw attention to its new Lumia branded Windows Phone 7 phones, Nokia has joined AT&T in preparing for a high profile launch, apparently starting with new spots that attempt to resurrect 2010's Antennagate.

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ETSI postpones nano-SIM vote as battle rages on between Apple and Nokia

03/30/2012, 08:03 am

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute will not hold a vote today on a new nano-SIM standard, as two competing camps led by Apple and Nokia have not been able to come to terms.

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RIM claims Apple using proxy votes to win nano-SIM standard

03/29/2012, 06:03 pm

In a letter sent to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute on Thursday, RIM alleges that Apple is trying to sway the nano-SIM standard vote by having company representatives change their affiliation to cast proxy votes.

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