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Nokia's 3Q Gets Big Boost from Dropping Mobile Device Unit

October 23, 2014 10:23 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia predicted strong growth to continue in the networks sector, which accounts for around 90 percent of Nokia's revenue, but cautioned...                            

France Mobile Bid Could Extend Consolidation Trend

March 6, 2014 9:55 am | by Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | News | Comments

French conglomerate Bouygues offered 10.5 billion euros ($14.4 billion) for control of mobile...

Apple's iOS Accounts for 28% of Online Traffic on Black Friday

December 2, 2013 9:50 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

What would a Black Friday report be if it didn't compare iOS and Android? According to IBM's...

Holiday Season 2013: Capitalizing on Mobile and the Cloud

November 6, 2013 11:13 am | by Michael Masterson, Director, Solution Strategy, Compuware APM Business Unit | Articles | Comments

As consumers flock to the mobile web en masse over the next few months, not only will companies...

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Roaming Challenges for the Global Enterprise

June 13, 2013 4:22 pm | Webinars

Does your organization have employees that frequently travel internationally, and who need to be connected to their office, colleagues and customers anytime – anywhere - to be productive? If so, you’ve no doubt experienced the bill shock when...

Report: 2012 Global Telecom Revenues Hit $2T

January 3, 2013 10:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Global telecom operator revenues exceeded $2 trillion in 2012, with 60 percent going to mobile operators, according to research firm Ovum. While Ovum seem minimal growth overall in the coming year, the firm believes some segments will still have above-average growth...

RIM Turns to Complex Market in Southeast Asia to Grow Subscribers

January 2, 2013 10:40 am | by David Friend, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

While BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion claws for a diminishing market share in North America, the smartphone maker maintains a reputation in Southeast Asia that in some places harkens back to its glory days. It's sometimes hard to remember that RIM was once the darling of the tech industry...


Huawei Will Open R&D Center in Finland

December 10, 2012 4:14 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Huawei Monday announced a move to set up shop on Nokia's home turf. The Chinese company says it will invest $90 million over a five-year period to establish a research and development (R&D) center in Helsinki, Finland. Huawei said the move will add to its existing R&D deployments, which include over 70,000 employees worldwide.

Ahead of the Bell: Apple

December 6, 2012 9:42 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple shares continued to slide for a second day before the opening bell, a day after the company posted its worst one-day stock drop in four years. On Wednesday, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's shares closed down 6 percent at $538.79, erasing $35 million in market capitalization. Speculation abounded as to the cause.

Struggling Nokia Sells Headquarters Building

December 4, 2012 12:24 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. plans to sell its head office near the Finnish capital to real estate investors for $220 million as the struggling cellphone maker continues to cut costs. CFO Timo Ihamuotila says the deal, to be concluded later this month, is in line with aims to shed non-core activities, adding that Nokia will continue to operate from the Espoo headquarters "on a long-term basis."

Ericsson to Lay Off Some North America Employees

March 8, 2012 6:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The layoffs will hit "less than 10 percent" of its employees across all its groups, a spokeswoman said, but did not confirm reports...

NSN to Terminate 17,000 Employees by 2013

November 23, 2011 6:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks today announced it will lay off 17,000 workers in a major strategy shift...


Good News From the Ghost of Mobile Christmas Future

November 22, 2011 10:07 am | by Chris Sellers, Mobeam | Articles | Comments

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, there is a lot of hype about the role mobile will play in this year's holiday shopping.

Trouble for FiberTower: Layoffs, Missed Payment, Resignations

November 17, 2011 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Wireless backhaul provider FiberTower laid off 40 percent of its staff and halted all capital spending yesterday...

Report: Faulty Android Phones Cost Carriers $2 Billion Annually

November 4, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The return and repair of Android smartphone devices is costing mobile operators as much as $2 billion per year...

CWA, OWS to March on T-Mobile Store

November 4, 2011 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Communications Workers of America today issued a statement saying that "hundreds" of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters would march from New York City to a nearby T-Mobile store to protest...

Verizon Unions Call for iPhone Upgrade Boycott

October 4, 2011 8:01 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple hasn't even come out with its new iPhone yet and already some are calling for a boycott on the device.


Nokia Axes 3,500 Jobs, Closes Romania Factory

September 29, 2011 8:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia said today it would lay off 3,500 more employees by closing a factory in Romania...

In Troubled Times, Michigan Considers Mobile

September 25, 2011 9:09 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Michigan needs ways to create jobs and spur economic growth. The newly formed Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) believes it can turn the state into a magnet for wireless companies...

Moto Solutions Thrives During Hard Times

September 9, 2011 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Could it be that Motorola Solutions is actually benefitting from the dismal macroeconomic environment?

Report: Media Tablets, Weak Economy Slow PC Sales

September 8, 2011 8:13 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research firm Gartner today downgraded its forecast for the PC market in 2011 and 2012...

Nokia Axes 4,000 Jobs, Sends Symbian to Accenture

April 27, 2011 8:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia said today it plans to lay off workers and transfer its Symbian business to a management consulting firm...

Sprint: Higher Prices Coming?

January 5, 2011 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said at an investor conference yesterday that the company would likely raise prices for some of its services in the future.

Upfront - Getting Over the Great Recession

September 25, 2010 8:13 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

The wireless bug has bitten, and it’s not going anywhere. How else do you explain millions of people shelling out, at a minimum, $500 for an iPad when we’ve been suffering one of the worst economic slumps ever?

Sierra Wireless to Cut 60 Jobs in Reorganization

September 24, 2010 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian wireless modem maker Sierra Wireless said Thursday it is cutting 60 jobs, about 6 percent of its work force, saving about $1 million per quarter.

Mobile Data: Tiered Pricing Is Only One Solution

September 21, 2010 7:31 pm | by Noam Green, Mobixell | Articles | Comments

Just a few short years ago, when most operators talked about their mobile data business, it was a bit of a misleading conversation. What they were really referring to was their SMS business. The mobile Internet or mobile broadband portion of these organizations was dwarfed by the SMS portion...

Shopping 2.0: Providing an Optimized Experience

September 13, 2010 12:48 pm | by Sean Cook, ShopVisible | Articles | Comments

Over the past few years, advancements in mobile technology have been nothing short of remarkable. Smartphones have become the norm, allowing people to break the chains of the living room PC...

Adobe 2Q Sales Near $1 Billion Mark

June 23, 2010 8:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Adobe Systems took a break from lobbing salvos at Steve Jobs to report record sales, which reached almost $1 billion in the second quarter.

Motricity Shares Slip After IPO Prices Low

June 18, 2010 8:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of mobile data services company Motricity are slipping after its scaled-back initial public offering priced low.

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