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Nokia borrows $640 million to fund Symbian R&D

Nokia announced the completion of a €500 million ($640 million U.S.) five-year loan agreement with the European Investment Bank earmarked to fund software research and development projects to

Vodafone trials Ethernet microwave for backhaul

Vodafone revealed it is trialing Ethernet microwave technology to quadruple its backhaul capacity to cope with the growing data traffic on its networks and faster radio access technology. The new

Nokia and ST-Ericsson in smartphone platform alliance

In an attempt to set the agenda for the next generation of smartphones to offer PC-like web-browsing, Nokia and ST-Ericsson have joined together to provide the newly-formed Symbian Foundation with a

Nokia to cut mobile ad sales jobs

Nokia plans to cut half of its mobile advertising sales division, affecting up to 30 jobs, about a year after the handset maker launched its mobile ad network division at last year's Mobile World

Nokia and Qualcomm: the new frenemies

In a weird twist of fate, former enemies Nokia and Qualcomm joined forces and said they will collaborate on next-gen devices initially for the North American market. The UMTS phones will be launched

What people are talking about at Mobile World Congress 2009

It was another manic Monday here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona--day one of the industry's signature event didn't offer too many surprises, but it did generate a flurry of new services,

A Nokia-Facebook combo is a no-brainer

Have mobile operators and handset vendors realized that their own brands just aren't that powerful in the mobile Internet world? Nokia hasn't, it seems. Last week the Wall Street Journal reported

Ericsson looks to enter mobile navigation business

Ericsson plans on entering the mobile navigation business, and announced that it would partner with wireless navigation company Networks In Motion to offer customers turn-by-turn directions branded

Nokia: no more large acquisitions needed

Nokia does not need to make any more large acquisitions to improve its business position, and the Finnish giant will instead look to focus on online services and improved user experiences, according

Facebook and Nokia discuss in-depth partnership

Speculation that the leading social networking provider Facebook has been in talks with Nokia has proven to be correct as sketchy details emerge about how the Facebook website would be integrated