The App Store launched in 2008 and it is still the foremost reason we use our smartphones today, democratising any developer to showcase their work with a readily available audience.
Nokia, the world's number one mobile phone maker for more than a decade until 2012, had struck a deal to buy the other firm in April 2015 but has struggled to buy up the remaining shares to gain full control of the company.
Helsinki, Oct 27 (AP) Mobile networks operator Nokia continued to be hit by a downturn in the industry, reporting a loss in the third quarter and a 12-percent drop in sales that saw the company's share price plunge 7 per cent.
Telecom gear maker Nokia has bagged USD 230-million 4G network deal from Bharti Airtel in nine telecom service areas.
"Eta Devices will bolster Nokia's push to enhance base station energy efficiency, an increasingly important area for operators on the path to 4.9G and 5G," the company said in a statement.
The mobile phone is available in black, grey and blue, and is crafted with polycarbonate shell that is built to last, Microsoft said, adding that it has an "outstanding" battery life that will keep users connected for longer.
Ramzi Haidamus, 52, is stepping down as president of the Nokia Technologies unit that handles patents and development of new consumer products. The unit also recently struck a licensing deal with HMD Global it hopes will herald the return of the Nokia name into handsets.
Nokia also on Thursday lifted its cost-cutting target for the 15.6 billion euro merger, sealed earlier this year, saying it was now seeking annual savings of 1.2 billion euros in the course of 2018, compared to above 900 million euros previously.
The company said in May it would cut 1,850 jobs in its smartphone business, most of them in Finland.
The company has also hired most of around 3,000 staff at Nokia's facility at Sriperumbudur where production was suspended last year after a long drawn tax dispute.
Nokia announced the appointment of Sanjay Malik as the head of Indian market, effective August 1
The Tamil Nadu state government wants the Centre to negotiate to convince Foxconn to revive operations in Tamil Nadu. Even the state government's representatives are currently in Taiwan to hold talks with the company to take over the plant.
In his inaugural address for the 15th Tamil Nadu Assembly after AIADMK was voted back to power for a second consecutive term, the Governor said the government would continue to be led by policy initiatives like 'TN Vision 2023 Document', an initiative launched by the ruling party in its previous (2011-16) tenure.
Nokia has signed a USD 1.53 billion frame agreement with China Mobile to create a "cloud network" for the Chinese operator, the Finnish telecom equipment giant said on June 13
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp announced more big cuts to its smartphone business on Wednesday, just two years after it bought handset maker Nokia in an ill-fated attempt to take on market leaders Apple and Samsung.
The Indian government should invite Apple, whose CEO Tim Cook is on a visit to the country, to manufacture here -- a move that could a fillip to job creation -- says D Shivakumar, former Nokia India MD and Chairman and CEO PepsiCo India.
The income tax department has tentatively raised a Rs 10,000-crore demand from Nokia, which the company has contested.
Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia on May 18 announced its plans a global comeback into its former goldmine of handsets and tablets, by licensing its brand to a newly-created Finnish company
In a separate agreement, Nokia Technologies will grant HMD Global Oy (HMD), a newly-founded company based in Finland, the exclusive global licence to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next 10 years.
In its first unified earnings report since taking control of rival Alcatel-Lucent in January, Nokia also nudged up its cost-cutting target for the merger, saying it was now seeking savings of "above" 900 million euros (USD1 billion) in the course of 2018, compared with "approximately" 900 million euros previously
The Finland-based telecom networks provider says growing global interest in the health sector is of "strategic importance" to Nokia, which has a strong technology unit that controls a vast portfolio of patents.
According to a statement from Nokia, it will rollout LTE or 4G network of the country's third-largest mobile operator in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana.
Germany's luxury carmakers including Daimler's Mercedes, Volkswagen's Audi division and BMW bought HERE for 2.5 billion euros (USD 2.8 billion) from Nokia last year to create an alternative digital mapping business to Google.
The concept of a 'zero site' is that it can be used as a wi-fi hotspot, street light and camera and the radio units can be hidden inside the pole or underneath.
The Facebook-owned company has over a billion users globally. A major chunk of these users are from emerging markets like India.