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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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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May 14 - Nokia launches a new flagship phone, but shares tumble again. IHS analyst Dexter Thillien says Nokia – and Apple – still have to show that they can regain the initiative from Samsung.
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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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Filed under: Investing Just six months ago, Nokia seemed to be locked in a head-to-head battle with BlackBerry to secure the No. 3 spot in the smartphone wars. The Finnish company seems to have secured that position, largely through its partnership with Microsoft . As BlackBerry keeps taking body blows, Nokia must now turn its attention to competition from other Windows...
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Filed under: Investing Yesterday, Nokia filed a 20-F with the SEC and said the company would net slightly more with its current Microsoft deal this year than it pays out in software fees to the Redmond company. That's good news for Nokia investors, but there's still a lot of work to be done. Let's make a dealUnder the 2011 agreement between Microsoft and Nokia, the Finnish...
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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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