As if it needed more bad news, ailing Finnish handset maker Nokia saw its shares decline further this week after Indian tax officials raided the Nokia factory in Chennai, India, apparently looking for unpaid taxes amounting to $545 million (€418 million).
LAS VEGAS--Microsoft thinks it's very important to bring its Windows Phone 8 platform to tier 1 U.S. carriers, a strategy that helped Google's Android platform gain significant market share, according to a Windows Phone executive.
LAS VEGAS--The annual Consumer Electronics Show here is typically used by the world's gadget makers to show off their latest and greatest hardware innovations. This is the place you'll see giant TVs, car stereos that could seriously damage your hearing, and smartphones that will set the tone for the next 12 months. But at this year's CES, there isn't much new in the world of smartphones.
Nokia's Windows Phones and Appl's iPhone were the most popular among Finnish customers during 2012, according to the country's two largest operators Sonera and Elisa.
Next week in Las Vegas tens of thousands of technology and mobile executives, professionals and enthusiasts will gather for the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. As in recent years, the wireless industry will have a significant presence at the show, but from what I'm hearing from analysts and insiders there may be less of a bang at this show than in years past.
Samsung Electronics and Apple thoroughly dominated the smartphone market in 2012, so much so that, according to analysts, they ended 2012 as the only two companies with double-digit global market share.
France Telecom Orange has placed some of its eggs firmly in the Microsoft basket by declaring that the Windows 8 operating system will be extremely important for its multi-screen development plans.
Nokia is releasing a new software update optimized for its Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones, first rolling out via AT&T Mobility in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada.
Choosing five highlights from a hectic 12 months of European wireless news is thought provoking. However, there were several events and companeis that stood out to me: disruptions in the market,...
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said he is pleased with the progress of the company's flagship Lumia 920 smartphone, but admitted that the limited supply of the smartphone is causing frustration within the company's sales force. Despite this issue, Elop told CNET that the company is looking to broaden its distribution channels and launch the smartphone in many more countries.