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Microsoft Reorganizes At Corporate Level
2013-07-11 11:51:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent out a memo to all Microsoft employees this morning which outlines a reorganization for the company. A shakeup in executive aligning in Redmond has been rumored for some time. Ballmer defined a new vision for Microsoft, one which places more emphasis on their relatively new business model of building devices as well as services. As a part of the restructuring, Microsoft Office's head, Kurt DelBene,...

2013-07-01 23:04:07

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Nokia has agreed to buy the Siemens half of their telecommunications equipment joint venture according to the New York Times, June 30. Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. The Nokia and Siemens joint venture is now over. Nokia has paid Siemens for ownership as it continues to struggle with it’s own challenges in the...

Nokia Buys Out Siemens NSN
2013-07-01 09:41:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Finnish phone maker Nokia announced plans today to buy out Siemens' share of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), a joint venture the two companies started in 2007. Nokia will pay a less-than-expected 1.7 billion euros ($2.2 billion) to take control of NSN, a company which builds 4G and telecom equipment used to power smartphones and feature phones. Nokia's own cell phones have been struggling to compete with market leaders, Apple and...

Nokia Brings Maps To The iPhone
2012-11-14 11:28:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2012 may be remembered as the Year of the Maps. This past year has been particularly filled with talk about maps, map applications, mapping data and who is using whose maps. Nokia has now continued this geographical narrative, announcing a sparkling new brand for their maps, offering it freely to the millions of Apple users and buying a 3D mapping company to augment said brand. During a press event yesterday in San Francisco,...

Microsofts Ballmer Hints At New Hardware
2012-10-25 12:07:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft´s Surface tablet will finally be released tomorrow, just days after Apple announced 2 new iPads and days before Google is expected to announce a revision to their Nexus 7 tablet. It would appear as if interest in this new Microsoft tablet is strong, as pre-orders for the tablet sold out after 5 days of availability. So, in the days leading up to the Surface´s debut in the marketplace, Microsoft´s CEO...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.