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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.
The subsidiary was designed to directly compete with T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans with competitive rates.
In China, handset maker Xiaomi is regarded as the domestic answer to Apple. But breaking out beyond that market has been a challenge.
U.S. mobile users aren't likely to see a difference if Verizon buys Vodafone's share of its mobile business.
The NTIA’s decision to separate out mobile privacy for discussion ignored significant cross-platform tracking of consumers, one critic charges.
Xiaomi is a name that few Americans have heard, but if this Chinese company continues to progress and scoop up talent like Hugo Barra, it could soon become a household name on our shores.
Vodafone confirmed the talks Thursday in response to media reports that the companies were discussing a possible deal worth more than $100 billion.
If touchscreens eventually become the new normal, does this mean an end to legacy keyboards, as well as devices like the BlackBerry Q10? Not entirely, researchers believe.
You can't own a color, but T-Mobile is hoping it can own magenta in regards to branding a no-contract carrier.