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Microsoft is thinking big with its Windows Phone OS update

Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.

AT&T pushing 'Amber' update to Nokia Windows Phones

Beyond camera enhancements, Nokia's 'Amber" update includes official new Windows Phone patches and features.

Next generation of carrier systems going virtual

The latest version of Nokia Solutions and Networks software for running mobile carriers is virtualized, pointing toward a future of fully cloud-based systems that could help operators run even more efficiently and roll out new services more quickly.

Nokia's next-gen HERE maps will rely on crowdsourcing

Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.

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Windows Phone: We’re Huge in Europe

New market share figures show that Windows Phone has been surging in important European markets, nearly doubling its market share vs. this time last year.

India puts Nokia assets on ice in tax tussle

The Indian government has stepped up its squabble with Nokia over taxes and has frozen some of its assets in the country until the issue is resolved.

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Nokia enslaves God of Thunder, charges phone with lightning

What's the most metal thing you can do with a smartphone? Fire lasers? Summon a taxi? How about charging it with fricking lightning?

How to get the most money for your old smartphone

Don't let your old smartphone gather dust in your desk drawer. Selling or trading in your old phone for a new one is easier than you think.

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HTC violated two Nokia patents, US trade judge says

Taiwan's HTC has infringed on two patents held by Nokia related to cellphones and tablets, a judge at a powerful U.S. trade court said Monday.

Phones are just PCs that make voice calls, Microsoft suggests

Since introducing its own Surface tablets Microsoft has been redefining the PC to include devices that haven't been considered PCs before, and it's taken that trend one step further.