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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

Microsoft promises native Dynamics CRM client for iPad, iPhone in 2012

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Software giant Microsoft will release in the second quarter a high-profile productivity tool for iPad-toting business professionals, it’s been revealed. Accompanying Microsoft’s CRM Dynamics 2012 platform update is this preview guide which specifically mentions iPad support, as noted by ZDnet. The document also includes a screenshot depicting Dynamics CRM mobile...
Microsoft promises native Dynamics CRM client for iPad, iPhone in 2012

Nokia investors impatient as Elop offers no plan B

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Annual general meeting hears frustrated shareholders demanding better results, but CEO Stephen Elop insists that Windows Phone will remainNokia investors told Chief Executive Stephen Elop on Tuesday that they were running out of patience with his flagging attempts to catch up with market leaders Apple and Samsung in smartphones. A...
Nokia investors impatient as Elop offers no plan B

Microsoft Bringing Its CRM App to iPhone, iPad and Android

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Microsoft said Monday it is bringing its customer relationship management software to Android and iOS as part of the next release of the mobile Dynamics CRM. The new release will support the iPhone, iPad and Android devices as well as BlackBerry and Microsoft’s own Windows Phone software. “In today’s hyperconnected...
Microsoft Bringing Its CRM App to iPhone, iPad and Android

Wait A Second, Is Microsoft About To Make A Huge Mistake With Windows Phone Software? (MSFT, NOK)

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There are two big conflicting reports out there about whether or not the current line of Windows Phones will get an upgrade to the next major version of the operating system. The first report comes from a well-respected Windows developer who told the Portuguese site Zwame that all current Windows...
Wait A Second, Is Microsoft About To Make A Huge Mistake With Windows Phone Software? (MSFT, NOK)

It's Big, It's Blue, It's Windows, but Can It Beat Rival Phones?

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In the lucrative and competitive world of smartphones, Apple’s iPhone is the most popular device and Google’s Android—used by phone makers like Samsung and Motorola—is the most widely used operating system. With Palm gone, and the BlackBerry staggering, most smartphone buyers and app developers now think of it as a...
It's Big, It's Blue, It's Windows, but Can It Beat Rival Phones?

Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year

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We've all done it. You step out on the street after paying for your coffee at Starbucks or handing the cab driver a tip. Your first natural inclination is to reach in to your pocket, dig out your cellphone and call somebody and say, "hey, I'm on my way." But...
Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year
Life’s not good: LG pulls out of the tablet market to focus on smartphones

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

RIM wants to license BlackBerry. Good luck with that.

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Research In Motion is reportedly weighing options with financial advisors, in an effort to stem the company’s continued fall from grace. Sales of iPhones and Android handsets have grown since their introduction in 2007 and 2008 respectively while BlackBerry sales have stagnated by comparison. According to Bloomberg, RIM doesn’t plan to...
RIM wants to license BlackBerry. Good luck with that.
Microsoft fixes Windows Phone SMS bug in recent software build

TomTom to become Apple phone default satnav program

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Dutch firm's shares rise after deal that will replace Google Maps on iPhone, hot on heels of similar deal with BlackBerrySmartphones have been slowly killing the satnav but they could now revive TomTom, Europe's largest navigation device company.TomTom's shares soared as high as 16.5% on the Amsterdam stock exchange on...
TomTom to become Apple phone default satnav program

Nokia Releases Windows Phone Update for Lumia 800 and 710

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Nokia has started rolling out a Windows Phone software update for the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, which includes Wi-Fi tethering and a feature that silences......
Nokia Releases Windows Phone Update for Lumia 800 and 710

The Biggest Threat To Apple Right Now (AAPL, GOOG)

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In July, I wrote how blown away I was with Google Now, the voice-controlled search service on the newest version of Android. The app is Google's answer to Siri. Except it's better. Unlike Siri, Google Now can tap into Google's search engine and return better results. Unlike Siri, Google Now...
The Biggest Threat To Apple Right Now (AAPL, GOOG)

Want to own a Sony Ericsson prototype running Windows Phone? Now you can (via eBay)

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Before Sony bought out Ericsson’s stake in the company, Sony Ericsson had flaunted with the idea to introduce smartphones running Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform. Whilst the devices never made the mass market, an enterprising eBay user has put up a listing for one of its “Jolie” Windows Phone prototype handsets...
Want to own a Sony Ericsson prototype running Windows Phone? Now you can (via eBay)

Why many are unlikely to switch to Windows Phone or BlackBerry 10

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The smartphone industry is at an interesting point in time. In 2007, Apple’s iPhone practically invented — or re-invented, if you will — the current smartphone age with a full capacitive touchscreen and support for mobile apps. Google Android followed in 2008 and although it was slow to catch up, is relatively...
Why many are unlikely to switch to Windows Phone or BlackBerry 10

Aviary bringing photo-editing tech to Windows Phone apps

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Aviary, a photo-editing tech startup backed by investors including Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is placing a bet on Nokia and Windows Phone with plans to expand its platform to the Microsoft mobile operating system — making it possible for software developers to incorporate its photo-editing technology into Windows Phone apps....
Aviary bringing photo-editing tech to Windows Phone apps

Nokia woes mount with €220m write-off on unsold smartphones

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Finnish firm announces second successive quarter of losses in mobile phone division, with revenues down 26% year-on-yearThe woes at the Finnish mobile phone company Nokia continue to mount, with further losses in its flagship division in the second quarter of 2012, and a €220m write-off on unsold stock of its...
Nokia woes mount with €220m write-off on unsold smartphones

HTC Unveils Phones Running Microsoft's Mobile Software

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As the first manufacturer to support Google's Android software, HTC, the Taiwanese handset maker, was briefly the top American smartphone maker before it was surpassed by Apple and Samsung. Now HTC is pushing another underdog: Microsoft's Windows Phone software....
HTC Unveils Phones Running Microsoft's Mobile Software

Microsoft's Phone Efforts Move Into the Spotlight Wednesday

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While Monday was a huge day for Microsoft, thanks to the Surface tablet, Wednesday is also shaping up as a pretty important milestone. The company is set to meet with developers to talk about the future of Windows Phone, a future that will at long last bring its phone, tablet...
Microsoft's Phone Efforts Move Into the Spotlight Wednesday

AT&T outs a $49 Windows Phone LTE handset: Samsung Focus 2

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AT&T introduced its third Microsoft Windows Phone handset with LTE on Monday. The Samsung Focus 2 launches on May 20 for $49 with new two-year contract, which is priced lower than the $99 Lumia 900 and $199 HTC Titan II. The handset uses a 4-inch Samsung Super AMOLED display and...
AT&T outs a $49 Windows Phone LTE handset: Samsung Focus 2

Interview: Nokia's Head of Imaging on Extending Zeiss Deal, Preparing to Ship 41-Megapixel Cameraphone

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Nokia said Wednesday that it plans later this month to start shipping its 808 PureView, the 41-megapixel cameraphone introduced earlier this year. India and Russia will be among the first markets to get the PureView, Nokia said. In addition, Nokia said it was extending its exclusive camera deal with Germany’s...
Interview: Nokia's Head of Imaging on Extending Zeiss Deal, Preparing to Ship 41-Megapixel Cameraphone

Windows Phone 8 offers new features - but no upgrade for existing users

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Microsoft synchronises software so that Windows Phone 8 shares common code with its forthcoming Windows 8 brother - but owners of existing devices will have to stick with intermediate versionMicrosoft has shown off the next version of its mobile phone operating system, Windows Phone 8 - but admitted that it...
Windows Phone 8 offers new features - but no upgrade for existing users

Microsoft Takes Cover Off Mobile Software

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Microsoft officially released an overhaul for its nascent Windows Phone software, in its latest attempt to catch up to Apple and devices running software from Google....
Microsoft Takes Cover Off Mobile Software

Lumia handset sales rise puts Nokia back in the smartphone race

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Finnish manufacturer reports 27% increase in demand for its touch screen phone but some analysts remain scepticalNokia appears to be edging back into the smartphone race, after reporting a 27% rise in sales of the Lumia touch screen handsets on which chief executive Stephen Elop has staked the future of...
Lumia handset sales rise puts Nokia back in the smartphone race
Does it matter that Windows Phone has 100k apps now?

Boot up: Google's patent rush, Surface app woe, Firefox mobile OS and more

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Plus the search for Tumblr's XSS, more Windows 8 sales thoughts, more bank boardrooms get the iPad habit, and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApp developers shun Microsoft's Surface >> Advertising AgeDespite offering more lucrative revenue splits for app...
Boot up: Google's patent rush, Surface app woe, Firefox mobile OS and more
Microsoft shows off its Holoflector augmented reality mirror (video)

Nexus 4 Is a Great Value With Small Improvements

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Google’s Android operating system is used on hundreds of smartphones and tablets. But the flagship Android devices, the ones the company calls “the best of Google,” are labeled Nexus. They are meant to show the world all that an Android device can be, and are designed and sold directly online...
Nexus 4 Is a Great Value With Small Improvements

Nokia CEO Says A New Windows Phone Is Coming Soon (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop told Reuters that the company plans to release a new phone running the next version of Microsoft's Windows Phone software in the "relatively near term." The comment comes just weeks before Nokia plans to hold its trade show in Helsinki on Sept. 5. Many expect the...
Nokia CEO Says A New Windows Phone Is Coming Soon (NOK, MSFT)
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