News In Brief: Nokia, Cisco, Apple, Microsoft

Anssi Vanjoki, the outgoing head of Nokia’s smartphones division, will step down from the board tomorrow. Vanjoki is working out six months notice, after resigning on the eve of the firm’s developer conference last month.
 
Cisco has launched its first telepresence room in Peru.
 
Wall Street analysts polled by CNN predict Apple will beat its $18 billion (€12.8 billion) third-quarter revenue forecast by almost a billion dollars when it reports results Monday October 18.
 
Microsoft will unveil the first devices to use Windows Phone 7 and its first WP7 carrier partners later today.
 
Apple is reconsidering plans to introduce a subscription music service for iTunes, and is now in talks with record labels over content arrangements, sources claimed.

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