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Microsoft takes US$7.6 billion hit on phone business, slashes jobs
Microsoft is slashing its workforce and has taken a US$8.3 billion hit as the global giant pulls back from its phone business.
Alcatel-Lucent - Nokia merger: risky?
"Maintaining two different product portfolios and servicing existing customers would counteract the benefits of increased scale.”
Hands on review: Nokia Lumia 830
Overall, the Nokia Lumia 830 was a wonderful introduction to Windows phones for me. However, is it enough to pull me away from my iPhone?
The future of mobile networks, according to Nokia's Ray Owen
Pat Pilcher caught up with Ray Owen, the new head of ANZ for Nokia to chat about the future of mobile networks.
Microsoft to kill off Nokia branding on mobile devices
Microsoft has announced that it is officially phasing out the Nokia brand from its phone business
Review: Nokia Lumia 930
Is it destined to be another addition to the drawer of useless technology?
Review: ADATA Elite CE700 Wireless Charger
Wireless charging has often been touted as the next big thing in mobile phones. The new iPhone 6 doesn’t have it, so is the Adata Elite CE700 worth it?
Microsoft initiates Round Two of jobs cuts... Lays off 2,100 staff
Microsoft plans to cut 2,100 workers from its staff this week, as the tech giant continues to reshuffle the pack following its acquisition of Nokia earlier this year.
Satya Nadella... Cloud and Proud?
"We are galvanised around our core as a productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world..."
Thousands axed as Nadella reshapes Microsoft's future
"Making these decisions to change are difficult, but necessary."
Surface switch? Microsoft launches bold rebranding plan
Microsoft is set to dramatically rebrand its hardware portfolio, starting with its flagship Surface devices and Windows Phone handsets.
Microsoft set for Windows Phone 8.1 June release...
Microsoft will release its Windows Phone 8.1 device late next month, coinciding with the launch of Nokia’s Lumia 930.
Remaking the mobile market...
"We have to not only evolve to fit into Microsoft in general, but into an evolving Microsoft."
"Now, we're one Microsoft"
"Together, we can connect and empower people with one experience for everything in their life in a world where it is mobile first and cloud first."
Microsoft seals Nokia deal
"Together with our partners, we remain focused on delivering innovation more rapidly in our mobile-first, cloud-first world."
Microsoft sets official Nokia acquisition completion date...
"We look forward to introducing the next billion customers to Microsoft services via Nokia mobile phones..."
Microsoft bags crucial green light for Nokia deal
Microsoft holds approximately 200 patent families that are necessary to build an Android smartphone...
Microsoft 'Builds' for future with stack of Windows updates...
Microsoft has this morning announced several advances to Windows including Windows Phone 8.1, including the availability of the eagerly anticipated Windows 8.1 Update.
Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition set for April completion
"We are nearing the final stages of our global regulatory approval process – to date we have received approvals from regulatory authorities in 15 markets on five continents."
X marks the spot for game-changing Nokia
"This may be a few years too late, but it is a much needed move by Nokia to recapture share of the smartphone market by becoming part of the Android ecosystem."
Microsoft ramps up Windows Phone commitment with new partners
"While certainly pragmatic, the Nokia X strategy must have been a hard one for the traditionally proud Microsoft to swallow."
Nokia connects "next billion" with 5 new smartphones...
Nokia underscored its commitment to connecting the next billion to the internet by releasing five new affordable handsets at Mobile World Congress, including Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL smartphones.
Samsung dominates smartphone market as Apple smashes iPhone records
Samsung has once again dominated the global smartphone market, accounting for almost one in three of the 980 million devices shipped worldwide during 2013.
Nokia closing in on new CEO...
Tech firm Nokia is searching for a new CEO to replace Stephen Elop, who negotiated the company's handset sale to former employer Microsoft before rejoining the software giant as part of the deal.