02/18/2011, 01:02 pm
While the mobile handset race is now being frequently described as a two horse race between Apple's iOS and Google's Android licensees, the mobile software world has four major contenders, with RIM's BlackBerry App World and Nokia's Ovi Store maintaining their lead over Google's Android Market.
02/14/2011, 09:02 am
Nokia will receive billions of dollars from Microsoft for adopting the Windows Phone platform on future smartphones, as the two companies struggle to compete with Apple and Google in the mobile space.
02/11/2011, 08:02 pm
Commenting on Nokia's recent announcement that it will abandon its Symbian mobile operating system on smartphones in favor of Microsoft's Windows Phone OS, one analyst claimed that Apple could stand to benefit from the transition.
02/11/2011, 04:02 pm
When Nokia wanted to convince the world that it would bring consumers "stellar hardware and innovative software and great services" in its partnership with Microsoft, it turned to Apple's Mac-only iMovie to get word out.
02/11/2011, 03:02 pm
Nokia's decision to partnership with Microsoft rather than adopt Google's Android may ease patent negotiations between the company and Apple, which is more likely to support strengthening weak rivals rather than empowering an already ubiquitous one.
02/11/2011, 08:02 am
Nokia, the world's largest handset maker, announced on Friday its plans to ditch its Symbian mobile operating system and partner with Microsoft to make smartphones running Windows Phone.
02/09/2011, 11:02 am
The growth of Apple's iPhone in 2010 came at the expense of competitors who lost significant market share and experienced reduced sales, including Sony Ericsson and Motorola, according to new data from Gartner.
02/08/2011, 06:02 pm
The world's top mobile vendor is reportedly considering plans to move its executive decision making from headquarters in Espoo, Finland to Silicon Valley in California, and is potentially eyeing an alliance with Microsoft in a bid to compete against Apple and Google in smartphones.
02/07/2011, 03:02 pm
Global smartphone sales have continued their explosive growth, topping 100 million total units last quarter, with Apple retaining second place among all vendors, according to IDC.
01/31/2011, 11:01 am
With just 4.2 percent of the global mobile phone market, Apple's iPhone accounts for a massive 51 percent of the total profits, a new report claims.
01/31/2011, 09:01 am
After passing Apple's iPhone on its way up, Google's Android has now passed up Nokia's Symbian to take the top spot among smartphone platforms, ending Nokia's 10 year reign on top of the global smartphone industry, according to one research firm.
01/28/2011, 03:01 am
New data from IDC shows that Apple is among the top 5 mobile phone sellers worldwide for the second quarter in a row, though it slipped from fourth to fifth place.
01/19/2011, 05:01 pm
With sales of its iPhone handset and accessories hitting $10.47 billion in the winter 2010 quarter, Apple has now surpassed Nokia to become the world's largest mobile phone maker in terms of revenue.
01/17/2011, 01:01 pm
Nokia is pulling the plug on its Ovi Music Unlimited service in nearly every market it serves, citing incompatibility with iPods as a key problem.
12/30/2010, 11:12 am
A new patent lawsuit takes aim at a number of major technology companies, including Apple, HTC and Nokia, over a patent related to selecting interactive content with a double-click or double-tap.
12/16/2010, 09:12 am
Nokia announced on Thursday that it has filed new patent infringement claims against Apple in courts in the U.K., Germany, and the Netherlands.
12/13/2010, 09:12 am
Apple, Google, Nokia and Research in Motion are all said to be bidding on valuable 4G wireless patents from bankrupt Canadian telecom giant Nortel Networks.
12/12/2010, 11:12 pm
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen's lawsuit against Apple and 10 other major tech companies hit a snag Friday when a judge dismissed the complaint for being too vague in its allegations. Allen has until Dec. 28 to file an amended complaint.
12/07/2010, 03:12 pm
Apple's iPhone has taken a 36.5 percent share of the smartphone market in Australia, passing Nokia's 30.5 percent share to become the continent's top smartphone maker.
12/04/2010, 01:12 am
Apple has amended its lawsuit against Motorola to include 12 more patents, bringing the total count of patents that Apple accuses Motorola of violating to 24, while Motorola alleges that Apple has infringed on 18 of its patents.