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Apple Surpasses Samsung to Become Top Phone Maker in US

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Apple has surpassed Samsung to become the top mobile-phone maker in the U.S. for the first time ......
Apple Surpasses Samsung to Become Top Phone Maker in US

Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs and moves smartphone manufacturing to Asia

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Large staff reductions planned at Finnish, Mexican and Hungarian plantsNokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, is to cut 4,000 factory jobs in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as it shifts the assembly of all smartphones to Asia.The move, designed to speed up production in the fast-moving smartphone market, will mean...
Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs and moves smartphone manufacturing to Asia

Red-hot Chinese smartphone firm Xiaomi unveils the new flagship Mi-2S and low-price Mi-2A

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Lei Jun, founder of hot Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, took to the stage today at the Beijing International Convention’s Center’s “Xiaomi Festival” to announce two brand new smartphones: the Xiaomi Mi-2S, the Xiaomi Mi-2A. The announcement follows last year’s launch of the popular Xiaomi Mi2 phone. Xiaomi is building up a...
Red-hot Chinese smartphone firm Xiaomi unveils the new flagship Mi-2S and low-price Mi-2A

HTC sees $2.397 billion revenue in Q3, only just meeting forecasts

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Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC this morning released (PDF) its final results for the third quarter of this year, reporting revenue of $2.397 billion (NT$70.2 billion) for the three month period. Net income after tax was just $133 million (NT$3.9 billion). Revenue is down from a little over $3 billion...
HTC sees $2.397 billion revenue in Q3, only just meeting forecasts

Duopoly Time: Apple And Samsung Combine For Almost 90 Percent Of 2012 Global Smartphone Market

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Woe be to any mobile phone maker that isn’t named Apple or Samsung. Numbers out today from IDC show the two combining for a staggering 87.6 percent of all smartphones “shipped” in 2012 on a global basis. In Q4 according to IDC, the two company’s products constituted 91... Please visit...
Duopoly Time: Apple And Samsung Combine For Almost 90 Percent Of 2012 Global Smartphone Market

Patent Case Aftermath: Samsung Slumps In Value While Apple, Nokia, RIM All Gain

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We still have to wait and see how the jury’s ruling against Samsung over Apple patents will play out for the company in terms of actual fines, injunctions — and crucially — future device design for the handset giant. But for now the markets have spoken. Share prices for Samsung Electronics...
Patent Case Aftermath: Samsung Slumps In Value While Apple, Nokia, RIM All Gain

Nokia partners with Groupon site

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia teams up with voucher firm Groupon to show offers directly on the maps of its Lumia handsets....
Nokia partners with Groupon site

Nokia To Fire 300

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it will cut over 1000 IT jobs, including 820 employees who will transfer to HCL Technologies and Tata Consultancy Services, as part of an already-announced restructuring. It said 300 jobs will be cut altogether, and that most of the reductions would be in Finland....
Nokia To Fire 300

London's black cabs to get free high-speed WiFi hotspots from early 2013

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London’s ever-expanding network of free WiFi access points could soon be extended to the city’s fleet of iconic black cabs, after Tech City based startup Eyetease received approval by Transport for London to roll out its high-speed service over the course of next year. Working on its bid for over...
London's black cabs to get free high-speed WiFi hotspots from early 2013

Today in Tech: Amazon crafting iPhone competitor?

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How Amazon could tackle smartphones with one of its own; what it's like to live at a 'hacker hostel' Amazon's said to plan smartphone to vie with Apple [BLOOMBERG] Foxconn International Holdings Ltd., the Chinese mobile-phone maker, is working with Amazon on the device, said one of the people, who...
Today in Tech: Amazon crafting iPhone competitor?

Nokia sells its Qt software business

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Finnish phone maker has agreed to sell its Qt software business to IT services firm Digia OyjStruggling mobile phone maker Nokia has agreed to sell its Qt software business to Finnish IT services company Digia Oyj as part of its strategy to sell off non-core assets.The companies did not disclose...
Nokia sells its Qt software business

LG puts tablets on back burner, says Surface not a factor

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LG, the world's fourth-largest mobile phone maker, announced today that it will be turning its focus away from tablets and looking to improve its standing in the smartphone market. Responding to inquiries from Bloomberg, spokespersons for the phone maker denied that the decision had anything to do with Microsoft's unveiling...
LG puts tablets on back burner, says Surface not a factor

Yahoo To Throw A Hail Mary To Nokia — But The Football Will Be Tied To A Brick

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Earlier today, Yahoo sent out an email to the press notifying us about a special event on Monday with CEO Carol Bartz. The event happens to be in New York City which is interesting for two reasons. 1) Foursquare, the subject of many Yahoo aqusition rumors, is based in NY....
Yahoo To Throw A Hail Mary To Nokia — But The Football Will Be Tied To A Brick
Big Tech: Nokia Fires 10,000: Looks to Undercut Cheap Android Phones

Nokia to get payments in patent deal with BlackBerry maker RIM

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Research in Motion to make a one-off payment and pay ongoing fees, as Nokia continues to pursue HTC and ViewSonicThe struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its technology patents...
Nokia to get payments in patent deal with BlackBerry maker RIM

Intel Deal With Mobile Phone Maker Lava Raises Questions

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Intel's decision to enter into a partnership with Lava has left many bewildered....
Intel Deal With Mobile Phone Maker Lava Raises Questions

Ericsson sues Samsung for patent infringement

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The world's largest telecom network equipment maker is suing the world's largest mobile phone maker over patent infringement. Ericsson filed suit against Samsung in the United States today, saying that Samsung has refused to sign a license to use technologies according to Ericsson's stated terms, terms Ericsson describes as fair,...
Ericsson sues Samsung for patent infringement

Mobile tech firm Vringo to sell $31.2m worth of stock, to buy IP from Nokia and more

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Vringo, a publicly-listed mobile technology company that’s really mostly about intellectual property in that field, this morning announced that it will raise $31.2 million by selling 9.6 million shares of its common stock in a registered direct offering at a price of $3.25 apiece. The company says it will use...
Mobile tech firm Vringo to sell $31.2m worth of stock, to buy IP from Nokia and more

Troubled Nokia considers sale of its Espoo HQ in Finland to cut down on costs

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Beleaguered mobile phone maker Nokia has plans to sell its headquarters in Espoo, Finland. The company’s chief financial officer and EVP, Timo Ihamuotila, revealed to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat that Nokia has been exploring the sale of company-owned real estate to make its balance sheet look better. Those plans include...
Troubled Nokia considers sale of its Espoo HQ in Finland to cut down on costs
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Comscore: Apple tops LG as No. 2 U.S. mobile phone maker

Judge: Motorola can't block sales of Xbox, Windows

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Motorola Mobility won’t be able to block the import and sale of Xbox or Windows, a federal judge in Seattle has ruled — siding with Microsoft on one of the key issues in its patent dispute with the Google-owned mobile phone maker. The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge...
Judge: Motorola can't block sales of Xbox, Windows

Samsung puts $4B into Austin chip plant -- the largest foreign Texas investment ever

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Samsung is aiming to double-down on its Austin, Texas chip making plant: the company announced today that it would invest around $4 billion in the plant to boost the production of mobile processors. The investment in Samsung Austin Semiconductor will be the single largest injection of foreign funds into...
Samsung puts $4B into Austin chip plant -- the largest foreign Texas investment ever

Nokia slumps to €1.3bn loss under competition from Apple and Samsung

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Finnish mobile phone maker says head of sales Colin Giles is leaving to be 'closer to his family'Nokia has announced the departure of its head of sales as the struggling mobile phone maker, beset by competition from Apple and Samsung and an under-par new product launch, slumped to a loss...
Nokia slumps to €1.3bn loss under competition from Apple and Samsung

China's Huawei says it is working on its own mobile OS as a backup plan

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Just weeks after denying that it would launch its own mobile operating system, Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei has confirmed that it is in fact working on one, though the OS is only intended as a backup in case other companies won’t let it use their software. “We’re also devoting...
China's Huawei says it is working on its own mobile OS as a backup plan

Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia this morning announced that it has lowered its first-quarter 2012 outlook for the key Devices & Services unit. Press release is below, we’re digging through it and updating this post. Difficult financial performance reflects company in transition Positive early momentum in Lumia smartphone strategy Nokia...
Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

Samsung GALAXY S Advance Now Official

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Today, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics announced the release of Samsung GALAXY S Advance, the latest addition to its popular GALAXY lineup of devices. The new mobile phone is expected to arrive on shelves in Russia in February, and should hit the market in CIS, Europe, Africa,...
Samsung GALAXY S Advance Now Official

VIDEO: Samsung overtakes Nokia in phone sales

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After 14 years as the world's leading mobile phone maker, Nokia has finally lost out to Samsung....
VIDEO: Samsung overtakes Nokia in phone sales

Nokia teases high-end camera phone for MWC

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Nokia will unveil a high-end camera phone at its Mobile World Congress event on February 27, a teaser video released by the world's largest mobile phone maker indicates. Full of phrases like 'Pure detail,' 'Pure depth' and 'Pure definition,' the emphasis is certainly on image quality. The company has been...
Nokia teases high-end camera phone for MWC

New Hardware Version of Galaxy Nexus Under Development

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In November last year, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung brought to the market the first smartphone in the world to run under Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, the Galaxy Nexus. The handset was made available with a TI OMAP 4460 dual-core application processor inside, with...
New Hardware Version of Galaxy Nexus Under Development
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