News tagged with mobile business

EU clears Microsoft Nokia mobile phone deal

The European Commission approved on Wednesday Microsoft's nearly 5.5-billion-euro takeover of the mobile phone business of Finland's Nokia which once dominated the global industry.

Dec 04, 2013
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Troubled telecoms: Alcatel-Lucent job cut protest

Wearing black trash bags marked with crosses, more than a thousand Alcatel-Lucent workers marched to the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday, staging a mock funeral that the chief executive warned could easily become a reality for a ...

Oct 15, 2013
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Panasonic to abandon consumer smartphones

Japanese electronic giant Panasonic said Thursday it will abandon research into new smartphones for retail consumers at home as it struggles to make inroads in a sector dominated by Apple and Samsung.

Sep 26, 2013
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What Twitter learned from Facebook IPO flop

The day before Twitter Inc. disclosed that it has filed papers for an initial public offering, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was asked what advice he would give to the microblogging site about ...

Sep 16, 2013
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What corporations can learn from Microsoft

A failure to recognize and adapt to changes in mobile computing is what ultimately led to the most recent change at the top of Microsoft. But the blame should not fall solely on the shoulders of CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently ...

Aug 29, 2013
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Nokia finalises Nokia Siemens buy, changes name

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said Wednesday it had finalised the purchase of German engineering giant Siemens' 50 percent stake in Nokia Siemens Networks, and changed the company's name.

Aug 07, 2013
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Microsoft tears down walls to open up future

When CEO Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft's most sweeping reorganization in years Thursday, he said it was to make the company faster-paced and more collaborative - all the better to advance his vision of turning the software ...

Jul 16, 2013
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