Nokia - Infoworld http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/17813 en Galaxy S5, Nokia 'Windroid,' BlackBerry Q20: The hype hits the fan http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/galaxy-s5-nokia-windroid-blackberry-the-hype-hits-the-fan-237038?source=rss_nokia <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/mobile_power.jpg" alt="Galaxy S5, Nokia 'Windroid,' BlackBerry: The hype hits the fan" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Computer Hardware Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia Samsung Tizen Android BlackBerry Consumer Electronics Smartphones Windows Phone Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 237038 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Windows Phone's Q4 share stumbles as Nokia's sales slump http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/windows-phones-q4-share-stumbles-nokias-sales-slump-236295?source=rss_nokia <p>Windows' share of the smartphone market fell slightly in the December quarter as the biggest manufacturer supporting Microsoft's operating system, Nokia, posted less-than-stellar sales numbers, research firm IDC said today.</p><p>According to estimates compiled by the firm, 8.8 million Windows Phone smartphones were shipped worldwide in 2013's fourth quarter, a 7 percent decline from the quarter before, when some 9.5 million devices were shipped.</p> Mobile Technology Microsoft Nokia Smartphones Windows Phone Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:22:28 +0000 ccraig 236295 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia plans forked Android smartphone for Barcelona unveiling http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/nokia-plans-forked-android-smartphone-barcelona-unveiling-236075?source=rss_nokia <p>Man, is Google going to be miffed.</p> <p>Nokia plans to announce an Android-based smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in two weeks, according to unnamed sources in a <a href="http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304104504579374893734151208">Wall Street Journal report</a>.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Nokia Android Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:02:03 +0000 admin 236075 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia and HTC bury hatchet in patent disputes http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/intellectual-property/nokia-and-htc-bury-hatchet-in-patent-disputes-235971?source=rss_nokia <p>Nokia and HTC have settled their long-running patent infringement battles, which played out in several countries and have seen a handful of HTC phones banned from sale in Europe.</p> <p>The two companies, both major players in the smartphone industry, said they have agreed on a "patent and technology collaboration" that will settle all outstanding litigation.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Nokia Intellectual Property Smartphones Sat, 08 Feb 2014 00:52:40 +0000 admin 235971 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Windows 8's latest victim: Windows Phone sales http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/windows-8s-latest-victim-windows-phone-sales-234833?source=rss_nokia <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Mobile_hp.jpg" alt="Windows 8's latest victim: Windows Phone sales" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>In the best of all possible worlds, Microsoft would've spent the last three years building a solid mobile operating system, while making nips and tucks to the desktop that we all know and love to swear at. Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Nokia Microsoft Windows Windows Phone Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:47:03 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 234833 at http://akamai.infoworld.com How free Windows Phone/RT software could pay off big for Microsoft http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/how-free-windows-phonert-software-could-pay-big-microsoft-232542?source=rss_nokia <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/htc_8x_nokia_lumia_800.jpg" alt="How 'free' Windows Phone/RT software could pay off big for Microsoft" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The tech blogosphere lit up yesterday when Tom Warren, in his inimitable way, <a href="http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/11/5199446/microsoft-considers-free-versions-windows-phone-windows-rt" target="_blank">floated a t</a></p> Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Nokia Windows RT Microsoft Windows Windows Phone Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:13:37 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 232542 at http://akamai.infoworld.com U.S. antitrust regulators approve Microsoft-Nokia deal http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/us-antitrust-regulators-approve-microsoft-nokia-deal-231902?source=rss_nokia <p>U.S. regulators have given the green light to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-acquire-nokias-mobile-business-226011">Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's handset business</a>, moving the deal a major step closer to wrapping up.</p> <p>The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the transaction on Friday, Nov. 29, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the <a href="http://www.ftc.gov/bc/earlyterm/2013/11/et131129.pdf" target="_blank">notice</a> today on its website.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia Federal Regulations M&A Windows Phone Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:17:21 +0000 admin 231902 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia lays groundwork for next-generation virtualized mobile networks http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/nokia-lays-groundwork-next-generation-virtualized-mobile-networks-231584?source=rss_nokia <p>Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) and Korean operator SK Telecom have demonstrated the potential for virtualizing the core of a mobile network, which will make it easier for operators to roll out new services.</p> <p>Virtualization and cloud-based services have changed enterprise systems' architecture and management. Mobile operators' desire for the same advantages in their networks has given rise to the concept of NFV (network functions virtualization).</p> Mobile Technology Networking Virtualization Nokia Data Plan Networking Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:37:27 +0000 admin 231584 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia shareholders approve sale of smartphones to Microsoft http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/nokia-shareholders-approve-sale-of-smartphones-microsoft-231171?source=rss_nokia <p>More than 99 percent of Nokia's shareholders have voted to approve <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-acquire-nokias-mobile-business-226011">Microsoft's acquisition</a> of the Finnish company's Devices &amp; Services business.</p> <p>Nokia entered into an agreement to sell "substantially all" of the Devices &amp; Services business to Microsoft for €3.79 billion ($5.1 billion) in the beginning of September. Once the acquisition closes, Microsoft will also pay €1.65 billion to license Nokia's patents.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia M&A Smartphones Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:50:06 +0000 admin 231171 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Spec standoff: Nokia Lumia 1520 vs HTC One Max http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/spec-standoff-nokia-lumia-1520-vs-htc-one-max-229253?source=rss_nokia <p>Two new smartphones are going after customers who want supersized screens: Nokia's new Lumia 1520, launched Tuesday, runs Windows Phone and HTC's One Max is an Android offering. But how do the two stack up side-by-side?</p><p>It's time for a face-off on the hardware specs:</p> Mobile Technology Nokia BYOD Smartphones Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:57:05 +0000 ccraig 229253 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia debuts its first Windows tablet, two 'phablets,' and three cheap phones http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/nokia-debuts-its-first-windows-tablet-two-phablets-and-three-cheap-phones-229250?source=rss_nokia <p>Nokia has added a tablet and two large-screen smartphones to its Lumia family, and is once again counting on its camera technology to attract buyers.</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Nokia Windows RT Microsoft Windows Smartphones Tablets Windows Phone Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:54:41 +0000 Galen Gruman 229250 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Mobile management: InfoWorld's expert guide http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/mobile-management-infoworlds-expert-guide-371-0?source=rss_nokia <p><a name="start"></a>More and more executives and CIOs have realized that mobile has moved beyond a messaging platform to a multifaceted platform for application, Web, and messaging usage -- which means they're bringing in new generations of devices from Apple, Google's partners, and others. And now <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/ipads-business-use-soars-hp-backpedals-slates-fit-260">iPads are charging into businesses</a>, with interest now rising in Android tablets.</p> Mobile Technology Nokia Android BlackBerry iPad iPhone Mobile Device Management (MDM) Mobile Security Mobile Tools Windows Phone IDG Insider Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 144371 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Coming and going -- not actually working -- reaps Nokia CEO $31.7 million http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/coming-and-going-not-actually-working-reaps-nokia-ceo-317-million-227224?source=rss_nokia <p>When the former head of Nokia returns to Microsoft sometime next year he will have pulled down $31.7 million from Nokia just for coming and going, according to regulatory filings.</p><p>When Stephen Elop left Microsoft in 2010 to join Nokia, his new employer paid him $6.2 million as compensation for legal expenses and salary lost.</p> The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia Technology Business Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:15:14 +0000 ccraig 227224 at http://akamai.infoworld.com The verdict on the Microsoft-Nokia deal is as clear as mud http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/windows-phone/the-verdict-the-microsoft-nokia-deal-clear-mud-226221?source=rss_nokia <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/generic_handshake_hp.jpg" alt="The verdict on the Microsoft-Nokia deal is as clear as mud" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>No sooner had Microsoft announced a deal to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-acquire-nokias-mobile-business-226011">acquire the handset and services business of Nokia</a> for about $7.2 billio</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia M&A Smartphones Windows Phone Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 226221 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Microsoft takes aim at Google with Nokia's mapping products http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/microsoft-takes-aim-google-nokias-mapping-products-226102?source=rss_nokia <p>Microsoft wants to build a better mobile phone through its acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. One way it hopes to do that? By improving its maps applications to better compete against Google's.</p> <p>"An effective alternative to Google" and "more than one digital map of the world" are needed, Microsoft said in a presentation on the strategic rationale for the deal, which was posted to the company's <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2013/Sep13/StrategicRationale.aspx" target="_blank">website</a>.</p> Mobile Technology Microsoft Nokia M&A Mobile Apps Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:17:31 +0000 ccraig 226102 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Microsoft plus Nokia: Pending patent troll? http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/intellectual-property/microsoft-plus-nokia-pending-patent-troll-226057?source=rss_nokia <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/patents_vise_0.jpg" alt="Microsoft plus Nokia: Pending patent troll?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>While the focus of the news of <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-acquire-nokias-mobile-business-226011">Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices businesses</a> is the future of <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t Mobile Technology Open Source Software Microsoft Nokia Intellectual Property M&A Mobile Technology Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:47:24 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 226057 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Trying the Apple strategy: Microsoft buys Nokia's mobile business http://akamai.infoworld.com/t/windows-phone/trying-the-apple-strategy-microsoft-buys-nokias-mobile-business-226008?source=rss_nokia <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/htc_8x_nokia_lumia_800.jpg" alt="Trying the Apple strategy: Microsoft buys Nokia's mobile business" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Nearly three years ago, ex-Microsoft exec Stephen Elop <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/business/nokia-names-microsofts-elop-new-ceo-014">became CEO of Nokia</a>.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia M&A Smartphones Windows Phone Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 226008 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Microsoft to acquire Nokia's mobile business http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/microsoft-acquire-nokias-mobile-business-226011?source=rss_nokia <p>Microsoft will acquire Nokia's Devices &amp; Services business, which includes the smartphone and mobile phones businesses, for €3.79 billion ($5 billion), Microsoft said today.</p> <p>The Redmond, Wash., software company will also pay €1.65 billion ($7.2 billion) to license Nokia's patents, for a total transaction cost of €5.44 billion in cash.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Microsoft Nokia M&A Smartphones Windows Phone Tue, 03 Sep 2013 05:54:49 +0000 Galen Gruman 226011 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Wishful thinking won't reverse Microsoft's misfortune http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/wishful-thinking-wont-reverse-microsofts-misfortune-224877?source=rss_nokia <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_road.jpg" alt="Wishful thinking won't reverse Microsoft's misfortune" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Microsoft Nokia Windows 8 Windows RT Microsoft Windows Tablets Windows Phone Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 224877 at http://akamai.infoworld.com Nokia's smartphone sales decline after Windows Phone transition http://akamai.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/nokias-smartphone-sales-decline-after-windows-phone-transition-222992?source=rss_nokia <p>Nokia sold 7.4 million Lumia smartphones in the second quarter, its best yet for sales of the Windows Phone devices. That's 27 percent down on the same period last year, when it sold 10.2 million smart devices: 4 million Lumias and 6.2 million devices running the company's now-abandoned Symbian OS.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Nokia Windows Phone Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:49:03 +0000 admin 222992 at http://akamai.infoworld.com