Nokia says handset sale to Microsoft delayed to April
Finnish telecom company Nokia on Monday said the sale of its handset business to US technology giant Microsoft would be delayed by a few weeks until April 2014.
China investigating Qualcomm, InterDigital (Update)
Regulators are investigating whether U.S. technology companies Qualcomm and InterDigital violated China's anti-monopoly law by charging excessive fees for patent licenses, a government spokesman said Wednesday.
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.
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 ...
LG introduces secure, enterprise-ready mobile platform for business sector
LG Electronics today announced the release of LG GATE, an enterprise-grade technologies package that simplifies access to, and enhances the security of mobile enterprise solutions. With LG GATE, on-the-go ...
BlackBerry loses $965 million in second quarter
Canadian tech pioneer BlackBerry, which earlier this week agreed to a $4.7 billion buyout, said Friday that it lost $965 million in the second quarter.
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.
Samsung says to unveil smartphone with curved display
Samsung said Wednesday it would unveil a smartphone with a curved display in October—a technological innovation aimed at maintaining its lead in a lucrative but increasingly saturated market.
EU antitrust body OKs Vodafone's German cable deal
The European Union's antitrust watchdog has cleared a 7.7 billion-euro ($10 billion) takeover of Germany's biggest cable operator by British telecoms firm Vodafone PLC.
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 ...
Hi-tech world awaits Samsung's smartwatch in Berlin
Gadget geeks from all over the world are converging on Berlin this week for the IFA consumer electronics fair where Samsung will unveil its hotly anticipated smartwatch later on Wednesday.
Smartwatches to star at Berlin IFA electronics show
Smartwatches look set to dominate this year's IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, which opens Wednesday, stealing the limelight from smart phones and tablet computers.
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 ...
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.