HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said on Thursday that it will receive more royalty payments from Microsoft than it pays to the software giant this year.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Companies including Microsoft and Nokia have stepped up pressure on EU antitrust regulators to take action against Google, accusing it of blocking competition in mobile telephony.
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Filed under: Investing When well-known entities like Nokia and Microsoft hitch their respective wagons together, there's bound to be high expectations. In this instance, with its steadily declining market share, Nokia literally put its corporate life on the line with the introduction of its high-end Lumia 920 running Microsoft's Windows phone OS. Microsoft has a lot of...
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Microsoft may, repeat may, be whipping up a smartwatch, but according to the company's Windows Phone honcho, a self-made Surface smartphone isn't in the cards quite yet. Speaking at the AllThingsD Dive into Mobile conference, vice president Terry Myerson said flat-out that he doesn't see a reason for Microsoft to muck up the Windows Phone waters, The Verge reports. "It...
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Nokia's is rebooting its U.S. Windows Phone push with the arrival of the low-cost Lumia 521 on T-Mobile and Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless, but increasing sales to meaningful volumes in the very competitive U.S. market will not be easy. Windows Phone has so far seen little success -- during the first quarter its worldwide smartphone market share was 3 percent. But the...
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There is still uncertainty about the course Stephen Elop has charted for Nokia but it has always made sense to me. For Nokia to have become a me, too Android phone supplier made no sense at all. Microsoft offered money and support so he took Nokia from its "burning platform," ditched Symbian and started over. One can argue that MSFT is so challenged itself with its...
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NOKIA has signalled it will lift the lid on future additions to its Microsoft Windows-based smartphone range in mid-May.
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Filed under: Investing Following a big, bold bet on first-party tablets, a Surface Phone simply seems inevitable. If it is pursuing such a device, Microsoft is playing it close to the chest. At AllThingsD's Dive Into Mobile conference earlier this week, Windows Phone exec Terry Myerson downplayed the idea of the software giant jumping directly into the smartphone hardware...
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Filed under: Investing It may not prove to be the most effective strategy, but some the world's leading technology companies have filed a complaint to the EU Commission that Google's Android operating system is giving the company a monopoly on mobile, search advertising, and consumer data. Microsoft , Nokia , Oracle, and TripAdvisor are teaming up against Google, saying...
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Filed under: Investing Nokia has entered into a contract with Microsoft to provide the Windows Phone OS for its Lumia phones, but in this video, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner discusses why Microsoft may also be a potential threat to Nokia a short way down the road. He tells investors about the possibility that Microsoft is working on its own phone, the...
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