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Nokia Sues RIM, HTC, And Viewsonic For Patent Infringement

Another day, another patent suit. This one, shockingly, does not involve any of the companies whose patent infringement woes you’re probably used to hearing about – Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Microsoft. Nope, this time it’s Nokia. The company announced today that they have filed suit against RIM, HTC, and Viewsonic for alleged infringement of several Nokia patents. According to Nokia’s announcement, …

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Nokia Made More From iPhone Sales Than Lumia Sales

Last last week we brought you news of Nokia’s first-quarter earnings report. Despite additions to its Lumia line of smartphones, the company reported a $1.7 billion loss for the quarter. Interestingly, although the iPhone is almost certainly one of the major culprits behind Nokia’s flagging sales, the iPhone also kept Nokia’s first quarter losses from being even greater. How is …

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Samsung Passes Nokia To Become Top Cellphone Maker In The World

Samsung has released their earnings report for the first quarter of 2012, and it seems that for the first time the Korean company has overtaken Finnish rival Nokia to become the top mobile handset maker in the world. Samsung reported revenue of 45.27 trillion Korean won ($39.9 billion) and operating profit of 5.85 trillion won ($5.16 billion), a year-over-year increase …

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Smartphones Overtake Feature Phones in Japan

With budget smartphones flooding the cell phone market worldwide, it is getting harder and harder for manufacturers of feature phones to keep up. Though feature phones are still successful in new markets for cell phone service around the world, smartphones are the inevitable leaders of the pack. Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, admitted as much in a dismal earnings report last …

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Nokia Q1 2012 Financials Reveal a $1.7 Billion Loss

Nokia reports a loss of $1.7 billion for the first quarter of 2012. Sales at the same time last year reached $13.6 billion, but only achieved $9.7 billion this quarter. Experts don’t expect much of a recovery in the second quarter either. Nokia has struggled with restructuring in several business areas including devices and services, and location and commerce. They …

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Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss

Nokia has released their first quarter earnings report and the news is, to say the least, not good. Despite posting net sales of €7.3 billion ($9.6 billion), the company suffered net losses of €1.34 billion ($1.7 billion). The company cited “greater than expected competitive challenges” and “restructuring activities” as the primary culprit in its losses. Nevertheless, the company retains a …

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Nokia Sells 2 Million Lumia Windows Phones in Q1

Nokia has just revealed that it sold 2 million Lumia Windows Phone devices worldwide during Q1, 2012, and calls the results for its devices and services for the quarter “disappointing,” and states that its “difficult financial performance reflects company in transition.” Nokia launched its Lumia 900 on April 8th, which is one of the cheapest hi-end smartphones ever, at $100 …

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Bing Details Bing Features For Nokia Lumia 900

Remember the Nokia Lumia 900? It was the really impressive Windows phone that Microsoft is betting heavily on since its first positive reviews came out of CES 2012. It was announced two weeks ago that the Lumia 900 would be launching April 8. Today is April 8 and guess what, the Lumia 900 is here. The Bing Team always knowing …

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Nokia Lumia 900 Coming April 8th, Selling For $100

It looks as though previous rumors concerning the release date for the new Nokia Lumia 900 may have been confirmed. Two weeks ago we brought you news that the phone was scheduled for an April 8th release, and that it would sell for $99.99 with two-year contract. The source of that rumor claimed to be an assistant manager at a …

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Microsoft, Nokia Invest In Aalto University App Development Program

Microsoft and Nokia have a pretty cozy relationship with each other considering the latter makes pretty amazing Windows 7 phones that make the mobile OS pretty tempting to adopt. The two companies are now using their combined muscle to help train the next generation of mobile developers at Aalto University in Finland. It was announced today that both Microsoft and …

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Nokia Patents Stimulating Tattoos

Nokia has filed a patent for “a material attachable to skin, the material capable of detecting a magnetic field and transferring a perceivable stimulus to the skin, wherein the perceivable stimulus relates to the magnetic field.” Translated from patent-lawyer language to english, what that means is that Nokia wants you to be able to receive vibrations and haptic feedback directly …

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Nokia Windows Phone UI Redesign Concept

When the Nokia and Microsoft partnership was announced last year, Nokia was given special rights to modify the Windows Phone user interface. Below are some samples of a complete redesign possibly being developed by Nokia, submitted by a former employee: The designer of this particular user interface concept no longer works for Nokia, but it is unlikely that she would …

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