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Topic: Nokia

IDC: Apple still leads RIM as No. 2 worldwide smartphone maker

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.


Apple's 4% mobile market share rakes in over half the industry's profit

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.


Google overtakes Nokia as top smartphone platform maker

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.


Apple slips to 5th in global cell phone maker rankings

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.


Apple now the largest mobile phone vendor in the world by revenue

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.


Nokia pulls the plug on its 'Ovi Unlimited' iTunes competitor

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.


'Double-click' patent lawsuit attacks Apple's iPhone, iPad

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.


Nokia expands legal battle with Apple, files new lawsuits in Europe

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.


Apple, Google, others rumored to be bidding for Nortel's 4G patents

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.


Paul Allen's lawsuit against Apple dismissed, Allen to refile

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.


Apple passes Nokia to become top smartphone maker in Australia

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.


Apple adds 12 more patents to lawsuit against Motorola

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.


RIM's BlackBerry overtakes Apple's iPhone in US browser usage

12/01/2010, 08:12 am

A new report shows that Research in Motion's BlackBerry platform overtook Apple's iOS in terms of U.S. mobile Internet usage in November.


iOS 4.2 supports technology for reducing network congestion

11/30/2010, 11:11 pm

Nokia Siemens Networks revealed Tuesday that the company had conducted tests confirming that the iOS 4.2 update for iPhone supports its Network Controlled Fast Dormancy technology, which minimizes network congestion and improves battery life.


IDC: Android poised to pass Apple's iOS, Nokia's Symbian in Europe

11/29/2010, 11:11 am

Google's Android mobile operating system will pass Apple's iOS and Nokia's Symbian in 2011 to become the top smartphone platform in all of Europe, IDC has predicted.


As world's most-sued tech company, Apple is forced to 'lawyer up'

11/29/2010, 09:11 am

Apple, the most-sued technology company in the world since after the iPhone was released, is stocking up on lawyers for patent battles with rivals Nokia, HTC and Motorola.


Apple iPhone user loyalty twice that of Android

11/29/2010, 03:11 am

A new survey by German market research firm GfK Group indicates that most smartphone users feel little loyalty to their device outside of Apple's iPhone, which commands more than twice the fidelity of Android devices or smartphones in general.


ITC to investigate Apple's patent case against Motorola

11/23/2010, 09:11 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission formally announced Tuesday that it is launching an investigation into Motorola smartphones in response to Apple's allegations that Motorola violated several multi-touch related patents.


Gartner: Apple's 'stellar' 13.5M iPhone sales held back by supply issues

11/10/2010, 09:11 am

Though Apple's iPhone sales were "stellar" in the third quarter of 2010, Apple could have exceeded the record 13.5 million units it sold if more supply were available, research firm Gartner said Wednesday.


Trade Commission staff backs Nokia in patent dispute with Apple

11/03/2010, 09:11 am

The staff of the U.S. International Trade Commission has sided with Nokia and said that Apple has not provided enough evidence to establish a patent violation, according to a new memo.