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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

Nokia cuts R&D jobs amid weak sales

Nokia said it will cut at least 320 jobs in Finland and temporarily lay off some other employees, proving that even the world's largest handset maker is not immune the slowing sales and a weaker

Nokia cuts handset production and closes R&D site

In what it claims is an alignment with market demand, Nokia has announced plans to scale back handset production and close an R&D site. These moves will take place in Finland and will see

Nokia and Samsung launching app stores at MWC '09

Expect mobile application stores to dominate headlines and conversation at next week's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona--reports state handset makers Nokia and Samsung will both unveil

Is Nokia poised to return to growth in Q2?

Having reported a 70 per cent drop in profits in the fourth quarter of last year, and also presented a pessimistic forecast for Q1/09, signs are building Nokia might be ready for an upturn in Q2/09.

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