Nokia, Apple exploring health tech partnership after patent fight

Apple and Nokia have ended their patent fight and said they’re planning to explore ‘future collaboration in digital health initiatives.’

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Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback


Nokia on Wednesday announced its return to the mobile phone and tablet business in connection with a larger agreement by Microsoft to sell its entry-level phone business to HMD Global and FIH Mobile for $350 million. Under the deal, Microsoft will sell its Hanoi, Vietnam, manufacturing facility to FIH Mobile. Workers will be given the opportunity to work for FIH Mobile or HMD Global. Nokia will grant HMD the exclusive global license to create Nokia-branded phones and tablets for the next 10 years and will receive royalty payments from HMD.

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Nokia Buys Into Digital Health


Nokia on Tuesday announced plans to purchase Withings for $192 million in cash as part of its move into the healthcare devices arena. The deal is expected to close in early Q3, and Withings will become part of the Nokia Technologies business. “We have said consistently that digital health was an area of strategic interest to Nokia, and we are now taking concrete action to tap the opportunity in this large and important market,” Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said.

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Nokia Bets on Artemis' 4G LTE Booster


Nokia will test Artemis Networks’ pCell technology, which promises speed boosts in bounds for wireless broadband without requiring new handsets, the companies announced Monday. Nokia plans to work with wireless carriers to test the technology in the U.S. and other countries starting in 2016. It has entered into a memorandum of understanding on pCell tech with Rearden, parent company of Artemis. The companies jointly will develop a proof-of-concept of pCell for Nokia’s network partners.

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Nokia Bets on Artemis' 4G LTE Booster


Nokia will test Artemis Networks’ pCell technology, which promises speed boosts in bounds for wireless broadband without requiring new handsets, the companies announced Monday. Nokia plans to work with wireless carriers to test the technology in the U.S. and other countries starting in 2016. It has entered into a memorandum of understanding on pCell tech with Rearden, parent company of Artemis. The companies jointly will develop a proof-of-concept of pCell for Nokia’s network partners.

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Audi, BMW, Daimler officially buy Nokia Here maps in deal valued at $3.07B

Nokia has confirmed it will sell its Here maps division to German carmakers Audi, BMW, and Daimler, in a deal valued at 2.8 billion euros, or $3.07 billion.

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Nokia's new VR camera looks straight out of 'Star Wars'

It has a more-than-passing resemblance to one of the most iconic props in movie history, but the new Nokia Ozo doesn’t shoot lasers out of its multiple eyes at Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber. Instead, it shoots stereoscopic 3D video using eight sensors and eight built-in microphones in order to create virtual-reality experiences.

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Nokia debuts Ozo 360-degree VR camera for professional filmmakers

The pupa that is Nokia — the portion not gobbled up by Microsoft last year — emerged from its cocoon on Tuesday bearing a high-end 360-degree camera called Ozo, a product targeting the nascent virtual reality content creation industry.

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Microsoft writes off $7.6 billion Nokia purchase, cuts 7800 jobs

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Microsoft has just announced that its writing off its entire Nokia purchase and laying off nearly 8000 people. Nokia, at least as it used to exist, is effectively dead.

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Microsoft to axe 7,800 jobs from struggling mobile phone unit in new restructuring plan

A strategic shift at Microsoft could see as many as 7,800 former Nokia employees lose their jobs this year while the software behemoth absorbs a $7.6 billion write-down on its troubled handset business, the company announced on Wednesday.

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Nokia can't make phones at the moment, but that won't stop it designing them says CEO

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri has said he is looking for partners to collaborate with on a new smartphone project.

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Microsoft ousts ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, combines OS and devices teams

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the departure of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as part of a broad restructuring at the company, one that will see its Operating Systems Group and Microsoft Devices Group merge into one unit.



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Amid rumors of an Apple buyout, Nokia's maps business shines in otherwise disappointing quarter

Shares of Nokia fell more than 12 percent on Thursday after the company’s networking division reported disappointing results. But a bright spot was its “Here” mapping division, which is rumored to be a potential acquisition target for Apple.



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No More Smartphones, Nokia Vows


Nokia has kinda, sorta asserted that it’s not returning to the smartphone business, in the wake of persistent reports that it’s been eyeing a comeback. Nokia “currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets,” reads a company statement. “The reports are false, and include comments incorrectly attributed to a Nokia Networks executive.” Nokia was planning to planning to engage a manufacturing facility in China, possibly Foxconn, to produce a Nokia-branded smartphone according to its design specs, according to the reports.

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No More Smartphones, Nokia Vows


Nokia has kinda, sorta asserted that it’s not returning to the smartphone business, in the wake of persistent reports that it’s been eyeing a comeback. Nokia “currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets,” reads a company statement. “The reports are false, and include comments incorrectly attributed to a Nokia Networks executive.” Nokia was planning to planning to engage a manufacturing facility in China, possibly Foxconn, to produce a Nokia-branded smartphone according to its design specs, according to the reports.

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Nokia Scratches Smartphone Itch


Nokia reportedly will release a new smartphone by the end of 2016. The company last year announced the N1, its first entry in the mobile market since being gutted by Microsoft’s acquisition of its devices and services business unit. The Nokia N1, an Android tablet manufactured by Foxconn, is blessed with Nokia’s branding under the condition that it meet the company’s design specifications. A similar agreement is expected to produce Nokia’s next smartphone, and Foxconn very well may be the partner to manufacture it.

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Microsoft rumored to finally drop Nokia name, could bring other branding changes too

A new rumor report states Microsoft is ready to drop the Nokia name from its future smartphone releases, and replace it with all Lumia branding. Additionally, it may scrub the word “Phone” from the software in the near future too. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/11/microsoft-rumored-to-finally-drop-nokia-name-could-bring-other-branding-changes/

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