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NSN's fourth-quarter sales drop 22%, prompting refocus on growth

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 CEO search sparks uproar at Ericsson

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.

Wireless in the fourth quarter of 2013

How did the wireless industry perform in the fourth quarter of 2013? Check here throughout the fourth-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

Report: NSN's fourth-quarter sales fell 19%

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.

NSN's Suri reportedly in the running to head up Nokia

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.

Microsoft signs NeuLion to stream live sports on Xbox One

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.

Report: Microsoft considers Ericsson's Vestberg to replace Ballmer as CEO

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg is in the running to take the reins as chief executive at Microsoft from Steve Ballmer, who is retiring within the next few months, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Report: Ericsson's Vestberg seen as possible Microsoft CEO candidate

Ericsson's Hans Vestberg is the latest executive rumored to be favored to take over the CEO role at Microsoft, reports Bloomberg, citing people briefed on the software vendor's search.

Qualcomm, Google and Apple achieve patent milestones

Qualcomm shifted into the list of top 10 U.S. patent awardees during 2013, while Google and Apple  both jumped into the top 20, according to IFI Claims Patent Services.

The app store aftermath Nokia has left for Symian and Meego devs

What Nokia did to Symbian and Meego app developers this month was the online equivalent to breaking up with someone via a Post-It note.  In fact, the closure of the Nokia Store for Symbian on Jan. 2 was accompanied by  a Tw eet  that would have comfortably fit on a small piece of paper: "That was it; we are officially closed. Thank you all for the past years!" For developers who remained loyal to Symbian, Meego and its long-established community of users, however, it would be hard to see the abrupt shutdown of the app store as a thank-you.