I noticed today that Nokia released a free mapping program called Smart2Go which can easily be downloaded over the air to cell phones. In and of itself, I did not find the news terribly interesting as Google Maps is a great app which is also free and there are countless others going after the space. ... The post Nokia’s coopetition with carriers appeared first on BeyondVC.
The winners of Hollywood's growing move to virtual reality will be the hardware and software companies that strike deals with major studios, like Nokia, which announced it will film Star Wars VR content. SEE ALSO: 'Star Wars: The Last...Show More Summary
If you’ve been keeping up with new releases, then you might have already figured out that 2017 is the year of the smartphone. This year has already seen a lot of great new phones being released, and according to news and rumors, it will continue in this way until its very end. Show More Summary
Nokia 9’s release date is months away, but it is already setting the groundwork for a challenge to the recently released Samsung Galaxy S8 and the upcoming iPhone 8. These flagships are the biggest in the mobile industry; will Nokia’s...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal announced another Nokia mobile internet purchase today of a company called Twango which allows users to share photos, video, and media. According to the WSJ, the Twango service will be integrated into NokiaShow More Summary
As I have said before, Nokia’s biggest competitor in the future may be Google. If Nokia doesn’t offer value added services and software on its phones, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft will. In a world of shrinking margins on handset hardware sales, finding every valuable cent per user per ad or selling services for monthyl revenue... The post The GPhone appeared first on BeyondVC.
I never made it to the Web 2.0 conference yesterday, and you know how I feel about that label :-). Anyway, I happened to be in San Francisco for a portfolio company board meeting and some other events. After a Nokia boat cruise with many of the team that launched the awesome Nokia Internet 810... The post NYC 2.0 (continued) appeared first on BeyondVC.
Nokia has spread its patents around widely, and they keep popping up in lawsuits.
Most of us tend to downplay our failures, but a new museum is putting brands’ high profile mistakes front and center. Called the Museum of Failure, it features over sixty failed products from huge brands. A lot of what is featured is tech products that either didn’t work properly or had no market — a […]
It seems that Nokia has a big summer planned ahead. The company has just announced two separate devices that are due to be launched at the same time, in either July or August of this year. One of them is the already highly coveted Nokia...Show More Summary
If you kept up with recent news, then you might have heard that the famous Nokia 3310 is making a comeback. Nokia will bring back everyone’s favorite phone in the early 2000s. The company has pulled this off through a partnership with their exclusive handset developer HMD, a Finnish establishment. Show More Summary
Accedo, video experience pioneer, announced today that it is partnering with Finnish technology company Nokia Corp. to integrate the Nokia OZO Player software development kit into its virtual reality solutions and joint projects. The...Show More Summary
Withings' Home Plus security camera has been axed due to a lawsuit between Apple and Nokia, a report claims.
Last week, Dennis Mitzner, an Israeli tech journalist, published a blog post on his website claiming an overemphasis on social justice had "contaminated" tech journalism. He grumbled about how a press visit to a Nokia factory had, in his mind, been derailed. Show More Summary
Apparently a casualty of the patent war between Nokia and Apple, the HomeKit-compatible Withings Home Plus video camera announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show will not see the light of day.
Withings appears to have nixed its plans to release a HomeKit-compatible video camera, presumably over parent company Nokia’s legal dispute with Apple. Withings previously promised HomeKit support through its Home Plus camera. more…
The full line-up for the London event has been confirmed.
M.I.A. is curating the lineup for this year’s Meltdown festival in London, which runs from June 9-18. Today, she’s revealed the full lineup: Soulwax, Princess Nokia, Father, Giggs, and Fakear all join the bill. There will also be a “hip-hop karaoke,” a Rinse FM block party, an afternoon of free events in honor of Refugee Week, and more. Show More Summary
As I have mentioned before, Nokia is one of the few handset manufacturers to get it (See my post from 2/07 on this). Nokia understands that hardware margins are eroding and like in many technology businesses the value is in the software and monthly service revenue. In addition, as time goes by, more and more... The post Nokia-an Internet company??? appeared first on BeyondVC.
Here's a quick look at some news from around the industry from the start of the week:... [visit site to read more]