Nokia elevated soft-spoken yet intensely competitive Rajeev Suri to its president and CEO position, which was no surprise given his deft handling of the turnaround at the firm's network infrastructure unit, Nokia Solutions and Networks, which he has headed since 2009. Suri will assume the combined role on May 1.
Nokia confirmed Rajeev Suri as its new president and CEO, a day after its former chief said Microsoft will seek to quickly phase out the Finnish company's brand from its future smartphones.
Now that Microsoft's $7.5 billion deal to buy Nokia's devices and services business has officially closed, Microsoft is starting to reveal some changes that are coming. One, according to Microsoft executive Stephen Elop, is that Microsoft does not plan on using the Nokia brand for much longer for Nokia's smartphones.
Android remained the top mobile operating system in the first quarter of 2014 with a 70.7 per cent share, while Apple was in second position at 19.2 per cent according to latest smartphone sales figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Rajeev Suri was again tipped to be named as Nokia's new CEO when the company reports first-quarter 2014 results on April 29, as the company also prepares to complete the sale of its devices business to Microsoft.
The nation's largest wireless carriers and device makers banded together to support voluntary anti-theft measures for smartphones released starting next year. The action comes amid mounting efforts by state lawmaker to mandate so-called "kill switches" in smartphones and tablets that would render the devices useless if stolen.
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Microsoft's $7.5 billion deal to buy Nokia's devices and services business and license its patents received regulatory approval from China, bringing the agreement one step closer to closing. The companies continue expect to finish the deal this month after regulatory delays pushed the closing of the transaction past the end of the first quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO--AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US will launch the Nokia Lumia 635, one of three new Windows Phones the handset maker announced here at Microsoft's Build developer conference.
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