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Smartphone lull a golden opportunity for Microsoft

But the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch up to iOS and Android.

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The phone is the key to everything: Microsoft now owns Nokia's device business

Nokia's phones are now Microsoft's phones as the push towards Windows Everywhere continues

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With this phone, I thee wed: How the Nokia-Microsoft union changes everything

Nokia's devices are Microsoft's now. But Nokia brings a lot more to the union, including design and app smarts that Microsoft dearly needs.

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It's official: Nokia's phone business will become Microsoft's on April 25

After a long wait and regulatory delays, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business will close on Friday, April 25.

Faulty charger forces Nokia to halt Lumia 2520 tablet sales for electric shock risk

The AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock, but no incidences have been confirmed so far

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China obtains patent concessions in return for approving Microsoft-Nokia deal

China has given conditional approval to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's handset business, in return for promises on fair patent licensing.

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Nokia's Asha phones get music, photo improvements

The OS upgrade also includes new integration with Microsoft's OneDrive storage service.

Nokia shows off new Windows 8.1 Lumia smartphones

Microsoft’s just-announced Windows Phone 8.1 operating system will run on three Nokia Lumia smartphones coming out this summer. Here's a closer look.

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Hands on: Nokia's Lumia lineup is better with Windows Phone 8.1

The Lumia 930, 630, and 635 are just three more additions to the Lumia lineup. The real excitement is in the OS that fuels them.

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Build 2014, Day 1: The highlights, the surprises

Microsoft made a splash on the very first day with impressive upgrades coming for Windows, Windows Phone and more.

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Nokia unveils photo-centric Lumia 930, plus midrange Lumias 630 and 635

The Lumia 930 is essentially the international variant of the recently released Nokia Icon, while the Lumia 630 and 635 are both mid-range Windows Phones.