AT&T is giving its existing VPN network customers another connection option by embedding its NetBond technology into a number of Equinix's data centers.
Nokia has announced a major sales push for its infrastructure division, Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), in the second half of 2014, although weak spending by European telecoms operators makes it unlikely growth will come from its domestic market.
Rockstar, a patent consortium owned by Apple, Microsoft, Ericsson, Sony, EMC and BlackBerry, dropped a lawsuit against Huawei. Rockstar had sued Huawei, Google and other Android manufacturers last fall, arguing that their products infringed on patents owned by Rockstar, which bought a trove of Nortel Networks' patents in 2011.
Nokia's overall handset business reported a drop in sales for the fourth quarter and the company posted weaker smartphones sales in the period than it did in the third quarter, a troubling sign since the holiday season is typically the strongest for smartphone makers. The earnings, which likely will be the last in which Nokia reports handset sales, come just as Microsoft is finalizing a $7.4 billion deal to take over Nokia's devices business and underscore the challenges Microsoft will face as a hardware maker.
Nokia Solutions and Networks' year-over-year sales plummeted 22 percent during 2013's fourth quarter and the company predicted shrinking profit margins going forward.
Microsoft has said it intends to name a new CEO early this year, but the search for a successor to Steve Ballmer continues. Meanwhile, as more executives from other companies get drawn into the rumor mill as potential candidates for the top job at the software giant, the search has begun to affect the boards of other companies, notes Bloomberg.
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Nokia will reportedly disclose a continuing decline in infrastructure sales just as it prepares to leave its handset history behind and become primarily a network equipment company.
Rajeev Suri is currently being considered for the CEO position of Nokia after the company completes the sale of its handset division to Microsoft, according to a Bloomberg report.
NeuLion said Friday that it struck a deal with Microsoft which will see it deliver live sports content to viewers who buy the new Xbox One gaming console.