It seems that for a little while the world will be upside down, companies expected to perform well experience a relatively short fall and the under-performers are rehabilitating. CNBC’s Fast Money traders commented their picks: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s down almost 1% to about $46.2, salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) plunged about 3% settling close to $57.5 and […]
By Alex Cho: Whenever I read about an article pertaining to Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), it's usually about the consumer side of the business. And while talking about the Xbox One, Windows 8 and 9, Office, Skype, M&A activity and Nokia sure...Show More Summary
By IAEResearch: A lot has been happening for Nokia (NYSE:NOK) recently - after letting go of its handset segment, the company's added focus has allowed it to achieve a greater level of growth in the network business. The order backlog...Show More Summary
Shares of Nokia (NOK) are higher by 21 cents, or 2.5%, at $8.58, after Oppenheimer & Co.’s Ittai Kidron this morning raised his rating on the stock to Outperform from “Perform,” with a $12 price target, writing that ”We’re positive on the strategic direction Nokia’s pointed, management’s operational track record and capital program/tax assets.” Kidron sees [...]
By Alcaraz Research: I am still holding on to my Nokia (NYSE:NOK) stock. The article that portrays the Networks division as a declining business is contrary to recent developments. Networks, which generates 90% of the new Nokia's revenue, is greatly benefiting from the rapid rollout of TD-LTE infrastructure in China. Show More Summary
By Michael Henage: Many years ago when people heard the name Nokia (NYSE: NOK) their first thought was probably a nearly indestructible, candy bar designed handset. Today Nokia is a very different company focused on networks, with a smaller HERE and Technologies business. Show More Summary
Remember the Nokia N9 ? Probably not—but geek points if you do—because it was a smartphone that was DOA and used by pretty much no one. But even a three-year-old smartphone is pretty sophisticated piece of machinery. Using just an N9 and light, physicists have found a way to generate the random numbers algorithms use to encrypt data. Read more...
Yesterday we heard that Microsoft might be ditching the Nokia brand name on its future smartphone offerings, presumably in favour of the ‘Lumia’ moniker instead. Well leaked photos have put that assumption into doubt, and people aren’t particularly happy about it. Show More Summary
With the recent Lumia IFA 2014 trade show in Berlin, Nokia launched their top of the line Lumia devices namely the Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM, Nokia Lumia 735 and the Nokia Lumia 830, but there's no Lumia 1525.
There were rumours circulating last week that suggested Microsoft might be ditching the ‘Windows Phone’ moniker in favour or something less confusing for the consumers, which is why people have suggested that all its operating system software will be called ‘Windows’. Show More Summary
By Alcaraz Research: The rumor that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) will drop the Nokia (NYSE:NOK) branding from its Windows phones will not necessarily boost sales of Lumia handset sales. It might even cause a negative effect because Nokia still enjoys global brand name recognition. Show More Summary
Microsoft may be phasing out usage of both 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' in its advertising and marketing materials as soon as this holiday season.
Microsoft is planning to phase out the use of its Nokia and Windows Phone brands for marketing purposes in favor of Lumia, according to a company document leaked on Wednesday. The internal memo was first acquired by GeeksOnGadgets and confirmed by The Verge. Show More Summary
We've been wondering how Microsoft would coordinate Nokia and Lumia branding after purchasing the phone maker earlier this year. Well, according to an internal document obtained by GeekOnGadgets, we'll see changes take place soon. For starters, Nokia...
Long live Lumia. A new report suggests Microsoft could drop the Nokia and Windows Phone branding as it pushes the Lumia name. Read Full Story
Although Microsoft purchased Nokia's mobile division in April for $7.2 billion, we've still seen devices released under the Finnish smartphone-maker's brand over the past several months. That could all change very soon, however. According...Show More Summary
2014 iPhone buyers guide: How to choose between the iPhone and other phones, including Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, Moto X, Nexus, Nokia Lumia, BlackBerry, and more! Apple has released the brand new, top-of-the-line, flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary
Microsoft is planning to stop using the Nokia and Windows Phone brands this holiday season in its marketing materials. GeeksOnGadgets has obtained an internal Microsoft document that details the company’s guidelines for its own brands, and The Verge can confirm the material is authentic and accurate. “As part of our phased transition, we will drop... Read More