After some investigation Microsoft has been able to get to the root of why some Nokia Lumia 520 handset have been bricked by the Windows 10 Mobile update, and have been unrecoverable by the Window Phone Recovery Tool. It appears those devices have a slower type of flash storage, which made it impossible for the […]
Microsoft didn’t buy all of Nokia when that sale closed last April—for $7.2 billion, Microsoft got Nokia’s devices and services division, along with a short license to keep using the Nokia name on handsets (which Microsoft didn’t waste much time dropping, anyway). Show More Summary
Microsoft is steadily getting its handle on its device portfolio after the Nokia acquisition. And it is starting at the bottom and gradually working its way up with the likes of the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532 and the Lumia 535. Then we got to Mobile World Congress. Show More Summary
This week in tech news, Nokia to acquire Alcatel-Lucent, HDMI 2.0 comes to monitors, and doctors still rely heavily on PCs.
Now that the Q1 2015 earnings season is getting underway, FierceWireless is tracking the performance of large carriers and vendors, including T-Mobile US, Sprint, and Nokia. Special report
It was almost two years that Nokia offloaded its entire mobile division on Microsoft; a move that allowed Nokia to exit a market it was clearly had no idea how to compete in, while giving Microsoft an established global footprint to grow its mobile brand. Saying nothing about Microsoft’s inability to do anything with that [...]
Nokia has defended its commitment to protect jobs in France after its planned takeover of Alcatel-Lucent. ||| Helsinki - Finland's Nokia on Friday defended its commitment to protect jobs in France following its planned takeover of Alcatel-Lucent, and suggested future job cuts could focus on countries other than the two home bases. Show More Summary
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia on Friday said its commitment to protect jobs in France following its takeover of Alcatel-Lucent was "nothing that wouldn't make business sense". Nokia had pledged not to cut French jobs for two years after the closure of the deal, beyond what Alcatel had already planned. Show More Summary
The marriage of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, both hoping to resuscitate their respective fortunes, promises to shake up the market.
Many are still waiting on Microsoft to officially announce a flagship Windows Phone handset especially after they had acquired Nokia, but so far we haven’t really seen much from the Redmond company save for a slew of low-mid range handsets. Show More Summary
Nokia has planned to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for €16 billion, creating a powerhouse on the mobile networks infrastructure side. On the other hand, the company has also announced that the time is right to divest it’s HERE brand, the leading automotive digital map and location intelligence mobility provider. The valuation figures [...]
In addition to positioning it as a top player in the telecom gear market, the deal will help Nokia expand its product portfolio in the domains of optical transmission and Internet Protocol (routers and switches), which are essential components in building a complete network. Show More Summary
Nokia has set off a new wave of consolidation in the telecom equipment market, reaching a deal to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion. That move is now fueling speculation that Ericsson will make a similar move to round out its portfolio with more wireline capabilities by making a run for either Ciena, Infinera or Juniper.
This compact wall adapter features a USB port on the side for using your existing USB charging cable (not included). It's great as a spare or a replacement and is conveniently portable, fitting in the palm of your hand, pocket or ba...
Not everybody gets it right the first time. It's well known that Nintendo started as a playing-card company in 1889 and that Nokia started as a wood-pulp mill in 1865. You may even know that Apple started by selling build-your-own-computer kits. Show More Summary
I normally don’t talk much about acquisitions, but the Nokia purchase of Alcatel-Lucent is for a large $16.6 Billion. You don’t see those types of deals too often, and it shows the direction that Nokia is moving in. Gina Maini talks about no longer being an inspiration, or more directly, becoming part of programming culture. […]
This week has seen quite a bit of contract news from the vendors large and small beyond the Nokia/ALU mega deal, here's a quick survey:... [visit site to read more]
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Finnish cell phone manufacturer Nokia and French manufacturer Alcatel-Lucent are forming a massive merger. According to ZDNet, Nokia has sent a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, with the intent to merger with Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion (15.6 billion European). Show More Summary
Nokia Corp., once a household name as the leading seller of cellphones, agreed to buy a major rival in its effort to remake itself into a global leader in another telecom field.