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.

dateDec 04, 2013 in Business
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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.

dateSep 26, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Business
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Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.

dateJul 31, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Economics & Business
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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 ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Business
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