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Nokia's $2B China deal is lower than in 2007

Nokia has renewed its distributor deal with China's Postel for $2 billion worth of phones in 2008. While the figure is still impressive, Redeye analyst Greger Johansson, points out that the contract

SPOTLIGHT: InterDigital banks on patent wins

Apple has already inked a deal with InterDigital for licensing its technology on the iPhone, and Research In Motion has too. Nokia and Samsung are holding out, however, and it's up to the ITC to

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U.K. gives Nokia another win against Qualcomm

After losing a ruling from the ITC in the U.S.

SPOTLIGHT: T-Mobile Germany dropping Nokia phones?

Despite the claims of an unsourced report in a German magazine over the weekend, T-Mobile Germany said it has no plans to drop support for five Nokia handsets just because they will enable users to

ITC upholds ruling favoring Nokia in Qualcomm suit

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has upheld a previous ruling that favored Nokia in a patent infringement lawsuit that Qualcomm brought against the Finnish company. An ITC administrative law

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Nokia: Qualcomm licensing spat continues

Nokia announced today that even though it forged an agreement with Qualcomm to not file additional lawsuits until a Delaware court rules on an ongoing licensing disagreement, this does not mean the

Downturn? What downturn?

Despite the continued upheaval in the world's financial markets and doom-laden predictions of an economic downturn, the mobile phone vendors will be almost immune from these events--that's if you