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Symbian exec slams Linux/cell phone combination

Whilst praising the achievements of the Linux community in the workstation and PC arena, a senior exec of Symbian claims the open source operating system is unfit to use within cell phones. Jerry

Nokia launches Calling All Innovators app contest

Nokia's global developer support program Forum Nokia announced the launch of Calling All Innovators, a mobile application development competition promising $150,000 in cash and prizes as well as

Forum Nokia PRO Accelerator program debuts

Nokia launched its new Forum Nokia PRO Accelerator developer support program, promising an expanded set of technical, marketing, business development and channel distribution tools targeted to

Operators shun Nokia's Comes With Music service

Mobile operators have greeted the arrival of Nokia's Comes With Music service with huge disinterest, with only the retailer Carphone Warehouse in the UK having signed to market the service. The lack

Nokia's No. 1 market position threatened by price-cutting competitors

The cell phone giant Nokia shocked the European and US financial markets with the announcement that its Q3 market share would reduce significantly. The company blamed this downturn on several factors

U.S. smartphone market is tough to crack

Top-ranked handset vendors such as Motorola, Nokia and Samsung control 80 percent of the cell phone device market but have struggled to sell smartphones in the U.S. This has caused an open door for

19.6M Symbian OS handsets shipped in Q2

Symbian reported that 19.6 million handsets with its operating system were shipped in second quarter 2008, bringing the total cumulative number of Symbian handsets in the market to 225.9 million.

Base station makers revenues up 14.5 percent

Second quarter 2008 was a good time for base station manufacturers. Research firm EJL Wireless reports second quarter revenues for base station manufacturers was $13.8 billion, up 14.5 percent from

Nokia launches three N-Series smartphones

Nokia launched three new N-Series smartphones--the video-centric N96, the N85, and the N79, a candy bar-styled phone with changeable covers. Although the manufacturer doesn't have a U.S. carrier deal

Study: U.S. mobile phone sales down 13 percent

A study by NPD Group says that U.S. consumers purchased 28 million mobile phones in second quarter, a 13 percent decline over the same period a year ago. The firm estimates that total sales were $2.4