Almost $2 billion in advance: That’s what Nokia is getting immediately, taking Microsoft up on an option for cash that can later be deducted from the purchase price of the phone maker’s devices and services division. Does this mean that Nokia’s desperation for cash was a key driver of the acquisition?
Guest Post Why did Microsoft buy Nokia? Stephen Elop, Nokia’s former CEO, could be one big reason.
In the unlikely case that you’re both a fan of Windows Phone and someone who wants a large screened smartphone, I present to you the Nokia Lumia 1520.
First-time buyers are turning away from Android as Apple’s three-year-old iPhone 4 was the top model for feature-phone switchers in the last three months, according to the latest numbers from Kantar Worldpanel.
Proving once again that the U.S. smartphone market is a very, very different animal.
Microsoft may have bought Nokia’s most visible business, but the company still has some moneymakers behind it.
Microsoft may have married the Finnish girl of its dreams, but the Redmond software giant still plans to play the field.
The former Windows Phone head admits marketing efforts so far have been weak.
Microsoft’s $7 billion Nokia purchase may have been inevitable, but it doesn’t exactly solve all of its problems overnight.
In a deal that many saw coming, Microsoft just announced that it’s acquiring Nokia’s devices and services business for more than $7 billion in cash.
When consumers get all riled up over the anticipated new iPhone, investors have to continue with their own journeys. After all, rumors of a new phone mean a decline in sales for the current phone
There’s still a good argument for having a dedicated navigation system inside your car.
Editor’s Pick “Tim just doesn’t hit me as a guy who’s excited about the future.”
Nokia will launch its first Windows RT tablet in September, and alleged photos of the device have already leaked via a Chinese tech site. But with RT’s relative failure, why is Nokia trying its hand at an RT tablet?
Nokia and Microsoft teamed up on a great phone and saw stock price bumps as it launched to great reviews. And the Lumia 1020 news appears to have stolen some thunder from other smartphone players, too.
Nokia’s Lumia 1020 is the culmination of everything the Finnish phone maker has been working towards over the past few years.
Nokia’s latest Lumia may not blow you away, but it may just be successful in the markets that it’s aimed at.
Needless to say, investors’ confidence was impacted by this week’s flood of earnings news. Here’s a look at what moved up, what moved down, and why.
Amid yet another disappointing quarterly earnings report from Nokia, there was a glimmer of hope for its Lumia Windows Phone lineup.
Nokia has had a tough time selling its previous Lumia phones, but it hopes that the Lumia 1020 will turns things around — starting with the marketing.
Along with the debut of the high-end Nokia 1020 Windows Phone (with a freaking 41-megapixel camera) today, it was announced that some big apps will soon hit Windows Phone 8 including Vine and Path.
Editor’s Pick Yes, the Lumia 1020 has a great camera — but does it have anything else?
Answering the call of mobile photo geeks everywhere, Nokia has finally brought its advanced camera tech to Windows Phone.
Nokia’s Flickr slipup is textbook pre-launch hype, but we’re still impressed.
If the Nokia 207 and 208 prove anything it’s that Nokia still knows what it’s doing when it comes to feature phones.
According to a consumer survey of 44,168 people, iPhone is the best smartphone. While that’s likely controversial with Android users, it might not be surprising to iPhone fans.
Except that the survey was in Korea, bitter Apple rival Samsung’s hometown.
Nokia has agreed to buy out Siemens’ 50 percent stake in their joint venture, in an effort to boost its cash reserves and turn Nokia’s struggling business around.
After being close partners for the past two years on Windows Phone, Microsoft was reportedly in deep talks with Nokia to acquire its phone business.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Finish mobile company was working on a ground-breaking game-changing world-shaking new smartphone operating system based on Linux rising from the ashes of Intel’s Moblin and its own Maemo projects.
Nokia’s latest Lumia has a lot to like, but its hurt by a lot of unfortunate design decisions.
Nokia’s latest Lumia is ditching the polycarbonate frame for the smoother, lighter world of aluminum.
Nokia’s marketing strategy for this phone is simply baffling.
Nokia’s latest phone shows that it’s not eager to give up on the developing market for low-end smartphones.
Okay, we get it Nokia, your Lumia cameras are pretty darned great for low-light shooting.
Nokia and Verizon are teasing the Nokia 928, which is likely weeks away.
Verizon won’t be without a Lumia for long, according to the latest rumor.
For Nokia, QWERTY is far from dead.
Nokia’s brief flirtation with profit last quarter (following six quarters of losses) was bound to end — we just didn’t think it would be this soon.
So far, Nokia hasn’t released a tablet yet, but the revelation of the patent and images show that a Nokia tablet might be available in the near future.
Microsoft’s going on the offensive against Samsung’s best-selling Galaxy S III in a new ad focusing on Windows Phone cameras, like the one in Nokia’s Lumia 920.
China is a top strategic market for Apple. But Samsung claimed the country’s smartphone title in 2012 for the first time, according to new data released over the weekend.