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Nokia has just announced that it is getting back into the smartphone world with new Android smartphones. But it's doing so indirectly, through a new company that's licensing the Nokia brand
After rumors started swirling a few days ago, it now looks like things are becoming official and that Microsoft will indeed sell its feature phone business, and the licensed Nokia name to Foxconn.
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Microsoft is reportedly planning to discontinue its Nokia line of feature phones, licensing the brand to Foxconn. Microsoft has the rights to use the Nokia brand for feature phones until 2024.
Nokia is facing the struggles of going it alone in its post-Microsoft era as the company today announced that it suffered significant losses during its first fiscal quarter this year.
A Microsoft Research project has breathed new life into the 3D touch feature which was originally supposed to launch alongside the Nokia McLaren Windows Phone. The new tech was demoed in a video.
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Nokia has been trying to find itself since it sold its smartphone division to Microsoft, and it looks like the company now has a new passion: health and IoT. To that end it's buying Withings.
More photos have been published of McLaren, the cancelled Nokia Windows Phone flagship that would have replaced the Lumia 1020, with a Full HD screen, Snapdragon 800 processor and rumored 50MP camera.
Reuters is reporting that Microsoft and Amazon are vying for HERE's cloud business and continued access to map data, with the retail giant considering an equity stake in the former Nokia unit.
The SEC accused a former Microsoft employee of profiting from stock trades before key public announcements, such as a drop in Windows revenue and the Nokia acquisition in 2013.
The Lumia 650 punches well above its weight. Because of that, we've decided to compare the device to none other than Nokia's "affordable flagship", the Nokia Lumia 830.
Australia's largest telecom Telstra has hired ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. Stephen Elop rose to prominence when he became CEO of Nokia, also becoming head of Microsoft's Devices Group.
WhatsApp has announced plans to phase out support for old mobile operating systems by the end of 2016. It wants users to upgrade to a new device to continue using the service before the year's end.
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Once the king of the mobile phone industry, Nokia has reiterated plans to get back into the smartphone market. Meanwhile the company is focusing on its other endeavors in 5G deployment and IoT.
In February 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7. Six years on, we look back through the history of the OS, the decisions that led to its present state, and what - if anything - still lies ahead.
Today, LINE has announced the shuttering of MixRadio streaming service. The service originated from Nokia and was later sold. The service will be discontinued in the coming weeks.
Six years ago, on February 15, 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7 Series. Join us for a brief stroll down Memory Lane, as we look back on its short, and not entirely sweet, existence.
Despite thousands of firings over the past couple of years it looks like Microsoft is still not finished with its restructuring. Further job cuts are expected in its phone division.
Nokia has begun talking up some of its technologies that it will announce at MWC 2016. Included in that list is the company's strong focus on 5G and the future of IoT and self-driving cars.
The Lumia 635 was available for only $39.99 off-contract from Best Buy a few weeks ago, after the retailer moved the device to its 'clearance' stock - but now, it's on sale for just $34.99.
Nokia has promised new hardware for 2016. And with the recent release of a new promotional video, two devices used in it, a tablet and a phone, are being touted as upcoming releases.
There have been dozens of Windows handsets since Windows Phone 7 launched in 2010, and some have been truly impressive, often in very different ways. Which do you think is the best Windows phone ever?
Microsoft announced the DT-904 Wireless Charging Plate - successor to the near-identical Nokia DT-903 - three months ago, and it's now available to buy in the UK, priced at £49.99.
The Lumia 635 will soon be two years old, so it's no great surprise that Best Buy has moved it to its 'clearance' inventory, priced at $39.99 with Boost Mobile, or $41.99 for the AT&T GoPhone version.
Nokia's canceled 'Moonraker' smartwatch has shown up in the real world lately. This is part two of our image gallery, showing what could have been if things with Microsoft turned out differently.
Nokia has announced that French regulators have approved the company's offer of 15.6 billion euros to acquire Alcatel-Lucent and will begin the merger starting January 14th.
Photos have surfaced of 'Moonraker', the smartwatch that Nokia developed before Microsoft took over the company's devices and services business, ditching the Finnish wearable in favor of its own Band.
HERE Maps has been updated, allowing previous users to gain access to the service after being denied due to a bad update. Unfortunately, the app is still not available on the Windows Store.
After unveiling its Ozo virtual reality camera in July, Nokia has revealed that it will cost $60,000, with shipments beginning in Q1 2016 - but the company has no plans to launch its own VR headset.
New renders allegedly showcasing a cancelled "Nokia/Microsoft Mercury" tablet device have leaked online. No details or specifications of the device are known as of yet.
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It's been a couple months, but a new render of Nokia's upcoming smartphone has hit the web and there's an interesting bit of info to be gleaned from the newly leaked image.
Microsoft today unveiled its newest feature phones, the Nokia 230 and the 230 Dual SIM. The devices each have a 2.8-inch display, along with 2 MP front and rear camera, both containing LED flashes.
While not much information is tied to this leak, the Nokia Reader comes from around 2013 and interestingly does not share the design elements of any of the Lumia devices introduced since 2011.
Along with a few partnering companies, Verizon is working on the next generation of radio technology that will bring about the 5G standard to the U.S., with field testing slated for 2016.
In the last few days, renders and photos of a new Nokia-branded Android smartphone have emerged, along with some details of its specs - but over a year ahead of its launch, can these be accurate?
The Lumia 630 is now on sale for only £49.99 off-contract - a significant drop in price since the low-end Windows Phone 8.1 device first launched in the UK last year for around £100.
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After bringing 'Pong' to its Bing search results last month, Microsoft is evidently still feeling nostalgic, as there's now a playable Bing version of mobile gaming classic 'Snake' too.
Microsoft has confirmed yet another round of layoffs affecting the phone hardware division that was acquired from Nokia last year, which will result in the closure of an unit and 2300 job cuts.
Dubbed the 'affordable flagship', the 830 is a mid-range device that's never been very affordable - but with £50 slashed off its regular £270 price tag, it may prove a little more appealing to buyers.
Nokia's smartphones are known for their reliability but if any one of them stands out, it's the classic 3310. A YouTuber recently put it to the test - against a flaming hot ball of nickel!
Just ten months after going on sale, it seems the Nokia Lumia 830 will soon exit Microsoft's retail line-up, as the company trims its range and focuses on newer devices launched under its own brand.
Due to a standing agreement with Microsoft, Nokia can't launch smartphones under its own brand until late 2016 - but it can start developing them now, and indeed, it's hiring people to help it do so.
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