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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Lenovo marks first US manufacturing plant

Three business reasons—quicker, closer and custom—prompted computer maker Lenovo Group to open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in North Carolina instead of low-cost foreign locations like Mexico or China, its North ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Business
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Apple and IBM to help cable guy arrive quicker

Apple and IBM, once the most unlikely of allies, on Wednesday announced the first fruits of a partnership aimed at developing new mobile software—and selling more mobile devices—to business customers.

dateDec 10, 2014 in Business
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Chairman says Samsung to focus on new products

South Korea's Samsung Electronics will this year focus on developing new products and tapping into new businesses to get ahead of competitors amid the global economic slowdown, its chairman said Monday.

dateJan 02, 2012 in Business
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Profits plunge in Q2 for Sweden's Ericsson

(AP) — Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson saw its second-quarter profits slashed to almost a third as sales of network infrastructure slowed in China and Russia and the company focused on the ...

dateJul 18, 2012 in Business
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Rumours intensify of a bid for Nokia

Rumours that struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia may be up for sale have intensified this week, with analysts seeing three potential buyers who could be even more interested if the company undergoes ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Business
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Whitman faces big challenges at HP

No one's counting Hewlett-Packard Co. out. But by any measure, new CEO Meg Whitman faces a mountain of problems as she takes the reins of the world's biggest-selling tech company.

dateSep 28, 2011 in Business
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