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Just before it officially sells its feature phone division, Microsoft has today unveiled the Nokia 216, a new feature handset aimed at buyers with the most modest budgets in emerging markets.
A senior executive for Nokia in China has confirmed that the company is preparing its comeback, with three to four new devices set to be announced later this year, which will be designed by HMD.
Microsoft's latest 10-K form submission to the SEC reveals that the company sold 13.8 million Lumia handsets during its 2016 fiscal year, which means that it sold just 1.2 million units last quarter.
BlackBerry is expected to launch two mid-range Android smartphones this year, and the company is probably relying on the Chinese manufacturer, TCL, to build one of these handsets.
From bigger tweets and smaller prices, to Android updates, Windows 10 upgrades, fruity hearsay, Edge extensions, and PlayStation proliferation, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The constant advancement of technology has brought us longer lives and a better society. But we're on the cusp of huge changes as jobs are about to disappear. Beginning with mine.
A recent report has stated that Foxconn has laid off over 60,000 factory workers. This is reportedly to prepare the company for automation, and then introduce robots to do repetitive tasks.
Microsoft has confirmed that a large number of employees will lose their jobs as the company further scales back its efforts in the mobile space, and it will also take a $950m 'impairment' charge.
From OnePlus 3 and Xbox 95, to Microsoft's Health, Amazon's big failures, Nokia's smartphone resurgence, and Google's (not so) fine in Europe, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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.
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.
Reports say Sharp's board have agreed for the company to be taken over by Taiwan's Foxconn, bringing an end to years of financial uncertainty and marking one of the largest deals in Japanese history.
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.
On Sunday, a Foxconn facility in Zhengzhou, China caught fire where luckily no one was injured. Foxconn has made a statement that the blaze will not impact manufacturing.
Electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn has allegedly offered $5.1 billion to purchase Japanese tech company Sharp. The bid comes after reports of Sharp's failed attempts to earn revenue.
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.
Aaron Sorkin, writer of the upcoming Steve Jobs movie, criticized Apple CEO Tim Cook for calling films opportunistic. Apple has been caught in the past employing children in its contracted factories.
The Taiwanese manufacturing giant is not keen on quickly automating its factories, as the process is not only proving to be difficult, but it can also cause "employment concerns".
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?
Due to a recent significant drop in sales in India, Microsoft is preparing to release a new set of Windows 10 phones in the country. The phones would support all forms of 4G in the country.
Reports state that Apple's business-targeted iPad Pro is headed for mass production in a few months. Is the new device aimed at taking on the next generation of Surface Pro ?
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.
From Nokia's Ozo and Cortana's little button, to huge Android flagships, a massive Android vulnerability, and preserving your memories of chicken, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.