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2008-12-04 08:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Symbian Partner Event today, the initial board members of the Symbian Foundation welcomed the latest supporters of the Symbian Foundation initiative. More than 500 delegates are in San Francisco to learn more about the future of Symbian OS and its associated ecosystem, including plans to establish the Symbian Foundation. "Global support for the planned foundation continues to grow," said Teppo Hemia, VP of Mobile Chipset Platforms...

2008-12-02 05:19:00

ESPOO, Finland, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced that it has completed its offer to acquire Symbian Limited. All conditions to Nokia's offer to acquire Symbian Limited have been satisfied and it has received valid acceptance of greater than 99.9% of the total Symbian shares that Nokia did not already own. Symbian is the software company that develops and licenses Symbian OS, the market-leading open operating system for mobile devices. The closing...

2008-12-02 05:12:00

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans for the Symbian Foundation and the evolution of Symbian OS(TM) as the leading, open platform for mobile innovation moved closer to reality today, as Nokia announced that it had completed its offer to acquire Symbian Limited. "This is welcome news for all of us who are committed to the success of the Symbian Foundation and its platform," said Pierre Garnier, vice president and general manager, Baseband Business Unit, Texas Instruments, on behalf...

2008-12-02 02:56:00

BARCELONA, Spain, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imagine a world where we can always connect to our friends and loved ones, where we can know what they're doing, where they are and how they're feeling. Imagine a world where we can know what's going on around us, around the corner and even around the world. This is the world that Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is building. Taking the next steps towards making this vision a reality, Nokia today introduced the Nokia N97 mobile computer and new...

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2008-12-01 15:40:00

The world's top mobile phone maker is widely expected to unveil new high-end phones and announce its push into Internet services this Tuesday during an industry event in Barcelona, Spain. Although the company is still the world leader in the smartphone market, its year-over-year sales were down during the third quarter as Nokia lost market share to Research in Motion (RIM) and Apple. "I'm sure there will be a few new phones shown on Tuesday and Wednesday, something in the smartphone and...

2008-11-13 12:00:06

Nokia has announced the latest addition to its Eseries range, the Nokia E63. This handset is expected to begin shipping in near future for an estimated retail price of E199, before taxes and subsidies. According to the company, the Nokia E63 features a QWERTY keyboard; has the ability to switch modes with a single key press, switching from a view of corporate mail, appointments and intranet data, to a personal mode with a picture of friends, personal email and shortcuts to favorite hobby...

2008-11-13 09:00:09

DALLAS and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. and Nokia announced the availability of the Nokia 6650, a stylish and innovative mobile device featuring the Symbian-based S60 platform. This small fold device is powered by the nation's fastest 3G network and is styled to help you navigate where you want to go -- with a dedicated menu key for AT&T Navigator. The Nokia 6650 also features a broad range of other AT&T mobile services, including AT&T...

2008-11-12 03:00:06

ESPOO, Finland, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia today announced the latest addition to its Eseries range, the Nokia E63, designed for people who need to manage their business and personal lives equally well. Building on the success of the Nokia E71, the company's flagship messaging device, the Nokia E63 brings the QWERTY keyboard form factor to a broader audience at a great price. The Nokia E63 is expected to begin shipping in the coming weeks for an estimated retail price of...

2008-11-04 06:00:12

ESPOO, Finland, November 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia has today announced plans for changes in some parts of its organization. The planned organizational changes include the following: - As a follow-up to Nokia's reorganization in the beginning of 2008, Nokia plans further changes in its sales and marketing activities in the Markets unit. The changes aim to strengthen the customer interface, ensure that resources are well allocated to meet the business needs and de-layer...

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2008-11-03 15:45:00

Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics announced Monday that they had reached a preliminary deal to collaborate on mobile technology. The agreement was signed during Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's visit to South Korea.  "The agreement ensures continued strategic collaboration in R&D, marketing, applications, and services in the field of converged mobile devices," said South Korea's LG said in a statement. "Both companies will continue to define and align their mobile strategies through...