Nokia's fees to Microsoft for using its mobile OS are expect to outstrip Microsoft's support payments to the handset maker to the tune of several hundred million euros.
Liam Tung reports on the latest globally relevant technology news and events from Scandinavia, served with a side of herring and a shot of Akvavit.
Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several Australian publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald online. He's interested primarily in how information technology impacts the way business and people communicate, trade, and consume.
Nokia says the judge in the Apple-Samsung patent case got it wrong, and the ruling could set a "dangerous precedent" that threatens US innovation.
Culture shock and no more employer-supplied devices on the horizon for Nokians on the move to TCS.
BlackBerry has released a fix for a flaw that can be exploited without any user interaction.
At least one organisation has decided to go for Windows Phone, ditching its old Symbian devices for new Lumias - and citing Office integration as the reason for the move.
Opera has bought US browser startup SkyFire for up to $155m in a deal aimed at boosting its offerings for mobile carriers.
So-called 'wonder material' graphene may be many things, but a replacement for silicon? Not so much, says the head of the graphene flagship that won €1bn in funding last month.
With this latest funding, software-defined networking pioneer Big Switch has netted total investments of $45m from Intel Capital Investments.
Startups may be keen to chase venture capital investment, but almost three quarters of tech companies bought out last year did so with out VC help.
With 50,000 signatures on a proposal to overhaul Finland's excessive copyright laws, the nation's politicians will have to vote on the matter.