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Microsoft clearly bought most of Nokia to ensure the future of Windows Phone, and ensure a safe harbor for its licensing strategy. But there's a case to be made that this is a marriage of equals. Equal failures, that is.
Microsoft wants to build a better mobile phone through its acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. One way it hopes to do that? By improving its maps applications to better compete against Google's.
Verizon Wireless has no plans to expand into the Canadian mobile market, the head of its parent company said on Tuesday in the wake of a deal to bring all of the wireless subsidiary under Verizon Communications.
Smart phone leader HTC is expanding its device lineup in time for IFA 2013.
The company is showing off a prototype laptop shell, called Acer Extend, that's powered entirely by a connected smartphone.
No, Surface isn't going away, and the Nokia acquisition may actually be a good thing for the fledgling hardware brand.
Apple will likely announce a new iPhone, and perhaps other new products, on Sept. 10, as fans of the company hunger for dazzling displays of innovation.
With Stephen Elop tapped to run Microsoft's devices division, the former Microsoft exec has jumped ahead in the pack of candidates vying to replace CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft's plan to buy Nokia's phone business and have a larger presence in hardware devices has so far brought little response from PC and smartphone vendors in Asia. But the deal could end up bringing dividends to Microsoft's long-time partners in the region by revitalizing the Windows ecosystem, according to analysts.
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices & Services business is a necessary gamble for the software company's future growth in mobile, and for Nokia an admission that it doesn't have enough resources to successfully compete with Samsung and Apple, according to analysts.
What a difference a few years makes: In a slide deck explaining the deal, Microsoft explains the domino effect that begins with phones.
Microsoft has bought the Devices & Services division of Nokia. Here's what Steve Ballmer had to say about the acquisition.
A smart watch from Samsung Electronics, an Acer smartphone that can shoot 4K video, and a Sony smartphone with a 20-megapixel sensor are among the announcements expected at this year's IFA consumer electronics show.
The Fetch will help you find a phone you left behind; the Mini+ will let you talk with your phone without holding it to your ear. But the gadgets don't work with all HTC phones.