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Rumour mill: Nokia preps compact mobile PC

Having been unable to participate in the booming netbook market, Nokia is thought to be working on its own portable PC based upon the recently announced ARM multi-core Sparrow chipset. The

O2 and Orange resist Nokia Skype phone

Nokia's plans to integrate Skype functionality into its future Nseries handsets are said to have irritated O2 and Orange to such an extent that the companies might refuse to offer the device when it

Nokia offers voluntary separation packages

Nokia announced that it was starting a voluntary separation package for almost all of its employees worldwide this spring, another sign that the economic recession is taking its toll on the industry.

Adobe, Nokia team for $10 Million Open Screen Project fund

Handset giant Nokia and software provider Adobe Systems announced a $10 million fund designed to spur development of applications and services for mobile, desktop and consumer electronics devices

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,