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Nokia Lumia 920 ships first to Rogers, makes Canadians the world's vanguards for $100

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What, did you think Americans or Europeans would get the first crack at the Lumia 920? Continuing a recent pattern of Canadians getting devices first, Rogers has confirmed that some of its stores will have Nokia's flagship Windows Phone 8 hardware in stock on October 30th -- that's almost...
Nokia Lumia 920 ships first to Rogers, makes Canadians the world's vanguards for $100

Samsung readies first R&D center in Finland as it outsells Nokia in its home market for first time

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Samsung is going all out to best Nokia in its home market of Finland. Fresh from an IDC report claiming that Samsung outsold Nokia in Finland during Q1 2013 — a notable first — the Korean phone maker has outed plans to open an R&D base in the country next...
Samsung readies first R&D center in Finland as it outsells Nokia in its home market for first time

Visualized: 808 PureView display at Nokia's flagship store

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While in Helsinki, do as the Finns do -- shop at Nokia's flagship store, right? Just as we were contemplating the purchase of an unlocked Asha (or three) as stocking stuffers, we stumbled upon this delightfully futuristic 808 PureView display -- complete with quirky dioramas. Sadly, we weren't packing...
Visualized: 808 PureView display at Nokia's flagship store

"A disgusted Teemu Selanne said afterward that the Finns might as well have been curling." http://r2.ly/2f5f

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"A disgusted Teemu Selanne said afterward that the Finns might as well have been curling." http://r2.ly/2f5f

Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

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Troubled Finnish phone maker Nokia is – still – troubled. No need for a strategy change though, incoming Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa told reporters this morning. He said Nokia’s current plans will succeed and that he will foster an “entrepreneurial spirit” and that legions of unicorns are currently flying in...
Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them
South By Southwest: It matters to the Finns, at least

Netflix streaming launches in Sweden, lets you get your Bron on

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Sweden is home to some of the world's better known movie makers and some very high speed data connections, but it has only had so much love from movie streaming services that you'd think would be a natural match. Netflix is making that union a reality today through the...
Netflix streaming launches in Sweden, lets you get your Bron on
Desperate for more apps, Microsoft and Nokia invest $24M in AppCampus program

Estonia and Finland need to develop "unified startup region," say countries' PMs

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During the Estonian-Finnish forum “Together we are unique” held in Helsinki, Finland, prime ministers of both countries called for closer cooperation in the fields of education, research, and development to foster innovation and develop a unified startup region, ERR reports. The close ties between the two countries manifest both in...
Estonia and Finland need to develop "unified startup region," say countries' PMs
Feisty Finn flings phone a world-record 333 feet in mobile-throwing competition [video]

It’s official: the Samsung Galaxy S III won’t be unveiled at MWC, but closer to its release date

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is probably what the successor to the Galaxy S II will end up being called. Regarding this device, which quite clearly will be launched this year, there’s been a bit of a saga going on recently. Let’s call it the will it/won’t it be announced...
It’s official: the Samsung Galaxy S III won’t be unveiled at MWC, but closer to its release date

Microsoft 'mulled Nokia buyout, ran away screaming'

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Why Windows 8 giant will wait for Finns to bleed some more Analysis  Rumours of a Microsoft buyout of fallen phone champ Nokia have re-emerged, prompted by nothing more, it seems, than Nokia's sickly share price.…...
Microsoft 'mulled Nokia buyout, ran away screaming'

Jolla signs first carrier deal with Finland's DNA to carry its upcoming Sailfish-powered phones

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Finish operator DNA is ready to give life back to MeeGo, the operating system abandoned by Nokia, after it announced plans to sell and help market smartphones from Jolla as soon as they are released in the country. Jolla is building devices powered by its Sailfish OS, which is based on...
Jolla signs first carrier deal with Finland's DNA to carry its upcoming Sailfish-powered phones
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