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Microsoft, Nokia Might Be Making An Android Device

Last year, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services business in what appeared to be an effort to make its own Windows Phone hardware going forward. While Microsoft will still continue making Windows Phones under the Nokia brand, it looks like the two companies will be making an Android device as well. The always trustworthy @evleaks was on Twitter today again …

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Top Smartphones: Which Phone Rules The Roost?

With the holiday season well underway, perhaps you’re looking into buying a popular smartphone for a family member. Maybe your current phone hasn’t been so great and you’re hoping to find a new smartphone in your stocking this year. One stand out phone seems to have the most consumers buzzing this Christmas. The iPhone 5S is reported to be the …

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European Commission Approves Microsoft Nokia Deal

The European Commission announced today that it has approved Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s mobile device business. The deal was first announced in September, and gained shareholder approval last month. The Commission said, “The Commission concluded that the transaction would not raise any competition concerns, in particular because there are only modest overlaps between the parties’ activities and the links between …

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Shareholders Reportedly Approve Microsoft Nokia Deal

Nokia shareholders today reportedly voted to approve the company’s sale of its phones unit to Microsoft. “At an extraordinary general meeting in Helsinki, the chairman of the meeting said 99.7 per cent of investors to have voted before the meeting had approved the transaction,” the Financial Times reports. “Those investors held four-fifths of the shares registered for the meeting.” Microsoft …

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Nokia Promotes Lumia 1520 Tweet On #AppleEvent

Apple has kicked off its much anticipated event, and as expected, the Twitterverse is getting into it. Nokia announced its own new product with the Lumia 1520, and is taking the opportunity to get its own product in front of Apple enthusiasts. This is currently appearing at the top of the results page for #AppleEvent: Can't keep my hands off …

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Nokia Announces the Lumia 1520, a Lumia Tablet, and More

After months of rumors Nokia has officially unveiled its first six-inch Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 1520. Along with the smartphone, Nokia also announced five other mobile devices, including a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet, the Lumia 2520. The Lumia 1520 is precisely what consumers might have expected – a high-end Lumia smartphone with a larger screen. The device comes …

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Microsoft Will Be Back At CES In 2014 [Report]

At CES 2012, Microsoft announced that it would be their last year at the technology trade show. The news came as somewhat of a shock considering that Microsoft traditionally presented a keynote at the show. Now it appears that Microsoft’s departure from CES was only a year-long hiatus. The BBC is reporting that Microsoft is returning to CES in 2014. …

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Rumored For October Release

Back in July, Nokia followed in the steps of Android smartphone manufacturers by announcing the Lumia 625, a Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4.7-inch screen. Now, with Samsung marketing its 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 and other Android makers selling smartphones with screens over 6-inches, Nokia is rumored to be preparing its own “phablet” device. DigiTimes today is reporting that …

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Microsoft Phone: Nokia Purchase May Save Phone

Steve Ballmer is retiring as CEO of Microsoft. He readily admits his company reacted too slowly to developments in the mobile and smartphone markets. He also stated that Microsoft phone sales were disappointing. He was addressing a group of Wall Street investors and analysts, and told them that, with hindsight, he realized that the company had placed too much emphasis …

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Blackberry Z30: 5 must know details and future predictions

Blackberry Ltd, formerly Research In Motion (RIM), launched its flagship phone Blackberry Z30 on Wednesday, in a desperate do or die bid to survive the Darwinian competition from East Asia. It is no secret how ruthless the smartphone world has become. In this globalized marketplace, customers are extremely picky. They want the best design, best hardware, best software, best Apps …

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Nokia Mocks Apple’s Gold iPhone with Odd Breaking Bad Reference

When Microsoft purchased Nokia’s Devices and Services business a few weeks ago, Steve Ballmer sent an email to Microsoft employees that split the rationale for the purchase into four areas – accelerate phone share, strengthen overall opportunity, smart acquisition and strong execution plan. Not featured on the list? A strong Twitter snark initiative. As you may have heard, Apple just …

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Windows Phone Sales Rising in Europe

Though the announcement that Microsoft will be buying Nokia’s devices and services unit was not surprising, the move is now placing pressure on other smartphone manufacturers. It is expected that Windows Phone will become an exclusive Microsoft platform, changing little in the Windows Phone market, but perhaps creating demand for other smartphone operating systems. While Nokia has taken much criticism …

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