Rajeev Suri helped turnaround Nokia Solutions and Network and is picked to head up a leaner and more focused company sans its handset division. Now, he has to figure out how to battle giants like Huawei and Ericsson
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Although NSA's elite joint special operations command brags that they've been able to track switched off mobile phones for almost a decade, no one quite knows how they did it.
Facebook, Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, and Qualcomm have teamed up to bring the internet to the two thirds of the world's population without access.
Ericsson has handed over a chunk of its IP to Unwired Planet, a company that used to make mobile software but now negotiates licence fees, best known for its patent fights with some of mobile's biggest names.
Nokia and RIM have entered into new licensing agreements for Wi-Fi technology.
Finnish phonemaker is now requesting a U.S. court to enforce an arbitration award requiring RIM to halt sales and manufacturing of products equipped with WLAN capabilities.
Asian vendors dominate the global smartphone market, with Sony and HTC taking third and fourth ranks behind market leaders Samsung, which topped the list again, and Apple.
Nokia Siemens is far from being in great shape. Ericsson, free from the Sony shackles, could be the top candidate to make a bid for the joint venture.
While both of these companies have assets of potentially strategic value, neither of them are likely to survive as independent entities or even in one piece.
Canada's Research in Motion and Finland's Nokia once owned significant pieces of the global handset market. What are their prospects now?
Apple continues to set profit records and Google is activating over 900,000 Android devices daily so why are we having to talk about the possible end of Nokia and RIM?
HTC joins Nokia and RIM in the struggling smartphone maker club.
Apple's SIM design would result in handsets costing more to manufacture.
Both companies have suffered extensive market cap losses and share drops, and both are struggling for market share. Which company will fall first?
Nokia and RIM are in similar boats. Both have suffered extensive market cap losses and share drops, and both are struggling in market share statistics. Which company will fall first?
Nokia has alleged that HTC, RIM and ViewSonic have infringed on 45 Nokia patents in lawsuits filed in the US and Germany.Nokia alleged on Wednesday that the companies have variously infringed on patents covering dual function antennas, power management and multimode radios, application stores, multitasking, navigation, conversational message display, dynamic menus, data encryption and retrieval of email attachments on a mobile device.
It seems that everyone sues each other in the wireless space and I know we are all tired of the lawsuits, but in some cases there are legitimate complaints to be discussed. We will see if this latest Nokia lawsuit is valid or if they are feeling the heat as their stock tumbles.
Nokia said it is taking HTC, RIM, and ViewSonic to court in a separate, new global patent dispute, in a bid to reclaim its intellectual property.
There's a minor battle going on between Apple and much of the mobile phone manufacturing industry to agree a new standard for a smaller SIM identity cards for mobile phones. Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia claim they have a superior proposal for the so-called 4FF (fourth form factor) "nano SIM" design.
It's taken me a while to put my finger on what bothers me about the way the world has been treating companies like RIM and Nokia. It's turned out to be something quite simple: we've turned into a bunch of short termers, focusing on the next 18 months or so, rather than remembering tech doesn’t turn on a dime – and neither do markets.
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