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Plastic's out, metal's in: Aluminum Lumia "Catwalk" pics leak

Nokia begins construction on Vietnamese production facility

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In keeping with Elop's focus on Asia-based production, Nokia's just broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in Vietnam. The site, located in the country's Bac Ninh province, spans over 17 hectacres and is slated to begin production of mobile devices when it's completed in early 2013. The move...
Nokia begins construction on Vietnamese production facility

Nokia introduces Here location services for iOS, Firefox OS

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Nokia has announced Here, a new attempt at bringing its mapping services, which already power its own devices and Amazon's Kindle platform, to the web, Apple's iOS platform, and Mozilla's Firefox OS. Here will come with built in offline map capabilities, voice-guided walking navigation, and public transport directions. The Finnish...
Nokia introduces Here location services for iOS, Firefox OS

Amazon reportedly licenses Nokia mapping technologies for Kindle Fire successor

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It looks like Nokia's strategy to become the go-to company for location-based services is gaining traction, as anonymous sources of Reuters suggest that Amazon will tap the Finnish company to provide mapping data for its upcoming tablet. The report contends that location-aware features will be core to Amazon's Kindle...
Amazon reportedly licenses Nokia mapping technologies for Kindle Fire successor

The Apple tax: will the Samsung verdict leave consumers paying more?

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Analysts have claimed the $1bn ruling will make phones more expensive, but Microsoft and others will continue to competeOnce upon a time, Steve Ballmer blasted Apple for asking its customers to pay $500 for an Apple logo. This was the "Apple tax", the price difference between the solid, professional workmanship of...
The Apple tax: will the Samsung verdict leave consumers paying more?

Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

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The Lumia launch continues. Yesterday, the Nokia Lumia 800 went on sale on Belgium, and to celebrate that fact, by which we mean to make it known, the Finnish company took to the local transit stations and handed out cupcakes. And you thought that that fad was a US trend....
Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

Jolla shows MeeGo-based SailFish mobile OS

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Breaking into the smartphone market with a new platform may seem to be a tall order, but Finnish company Jolla think it can be done and has demonstrated the user interface of its upcoming operating system Sailfish....
Jolla shows MeeGo-based SailFish mobile OS
Stephen Elop interview: Nokia can compete with Surface
Nokia looks for a $1 billion cash infusion from new bonds issue
IDC: Samsung extends lead over Apple in Q2, Nokia continues to fall

Google’s First Day Of Spring Logo

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Today is the first day of Spring in many parts of the world and to celebrate, Google has a special Spring Equinox logo. This logo’s design was by Marimekko a Finnish company. It obviously resembles the Google logo but has various flowers, birds, animals and insects to symbolize the Spring......
Google’s First Day Of Spring Logo

Angry Birds maker Rovio hires former EA exec Oskar Burman to head new Stockholm games studio

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Rovio, the Finnish company behind the hit game franchise Angry Birds and the recently released Amazing Alex, has appointed Oskar Burman, formerly the head of EA’s Easy Studios, as the new general manager of its Stockholm office. Burman notes on his Twitter feed that the new Stockholm studio is opening...
Angry Birds maker Rovio hires former EA exec Oskar Burman to head new Stockholm games studio

Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

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Did you think the addition of offline maps was the end of the update road for Nokia Drive? That's simply not so. After previewing the planned 3.0 refresh for us at Mobile World Congress, it appears Espoo's drawing closer to a finalized version of the Windows Phone app, bringing...
Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

Jolla swaps out its CEO yet again, this time bringing in a logistics veteran

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Jolla, the Finnish company that hopes to make big things out of the also-ran MeeGo operating system, has just announced its second change of CEO in just seven months. When I first sat down with Jolla in September of last year, I was talking to CEO Jussi Hurmola. A month...
Jolla swaps out its CEO yet again, this time bringing in a logistics veteran

Nokia Slips in Smartphone Market

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Nokia slipped to seventh place in the booming global smartphone market in the third quarter, as Apple and Samsung kept their hold on a segment once dominated by the Finnish company, research firm Gartner said....
Nokia Slips in Smartphone Market

Nokia CEO Reflects on Phone Maker's Challenges

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WSJ sat down with Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop for a series of interviews to discuss what he encountered when he got to the Finnish company....
Nokia CEO Reflects on Phone Maker's Challenges
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite: Four Years in the Making

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Amazon executives gush about their new e-reader as the Kindle they always wanted to make. While the latest Kindle Touch came out last year, the technology behind the Kindle Paperwhite’s new lit screen is four years in the making. Amazon purchased a Finnish company a couple years back that was...
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite: Four Years in the Making
AT&T will reportedly announce the Nokia Lumia 920 on Friday

Habbo Hotel: private equity group ditches stake over paedophile fears

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Move by 3i group follows claims that paedophiles have targeted children and teenagers using the websiteA major British private equity group is to ditch its shareholding in the company behind Habbo Hotel, the game-based social networking website popular with children and teenagers, following allegations that online paedophiles have been targeting...
Habbo Hotel: private equity group ditches stake over paedophile fears

Nokia Adds to Its Low-End Lineup of Phones

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As Nokia waits for its high-end business to grow, it made another move to shore up its bread-and-butter market. The company on Wednesday added two touch-screen cellphones to its low-end lineup. The Finnish company generates about 54 percent of its revenue from so-called bulk models....
Nokia Adds to Its Low-End Lineup of Phones

Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

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Samsung Electronics topped China’s smartphone market for the first time in 2012, according to data from Strategy Analytics (reported by Yonhap News Agency). The Korean tech behemoth nearly tripled its sales in the world’s largest market for smartphones: in 2012, it sold 30.06 million smartphones in China, up from 10.9...
Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

Powermat Acquires Finland's PowerKiss, Stirs Up Wireless Power Standard War

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In the unfolding standards battle around wireless power technology, two players will today combine into one. Powermat, the company that last year allied with Procter and Gamble’s Duracell brand and which is the main technology behind the PowerMatters Alliance, will today announce that it has acquired PowerKiss, a Finnish company....
Powermat Acquires Finland's PowerKiss, Stirs Up Wireless Power Standard War
Is The Lumia 1001 Nokia's First Windows Phone 8 Device?

Will RIM Pay Nokia to Avoid BlackBerry Ban?

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Research In Motion’s contract dispute with Nokia has gone south, and in the worst way possible. A Swedish arbitrator overseeing the pair’s spat over a license for Nokia’s standard-essential patents has ruled that RIM is not entitled to sell device’s using the Finnish company’s Wifi technologies until it pays royalties...
Will RIM Pay Nokia to Avoid BlackBerry Ban?
Russians use radio controlled car to test Lumia 920 image stabilization
Lumia 920 vs. 925 vs. 928: Nokia's flagship trifecta in pictures
Clash of Clans game studio Supercell raises $130M on valuation of $770M

After dancing briefly with profit, Nokia sees $196M loss, 5.6M Lumias sold

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Nokia’s brief flirtation with profit last quarter (following six quarters of losses) was bound to end — we just didn’t think it would be this soon. The Finnish company posted an operating loss of €150 million (PDF), or...
After dancing briefly with profit, Nokia sees $196M loss, 5.6M Lumias sold
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