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Microsoft buys out Nokia
  • Microsoft has recently announced to acquire smartphone vendor Nokia and the move is expected to help the software giant to expand in the smartphone market.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013 [10 news items]

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

MediaTek to land more feature phone solution orders after Microsoft-Nokia deal

Sep 4, 22:20

MediaTek is expected to land a significant volume of windfall chipset orders for feature phones after Microsoft takes control of Nokia's Devices and Services unit, according to industry...

Makers in Microsoft, Nokia supply chains to compete fiercely for orders

Sep 4, 15:08

Taiwan-based makers in Microsoft's and Nokia's supply chains are expected to gear up efforts to garner orders for smartphones, games consoles, tablets and other peripherals after...

Microsoft to push own brand with help from Nokia

Sep 4, 14:23

Microsoft, following its acquisition of Nokia's Device and Services business, is likely to promote its own-brand Surface tablets with the help from Nokia smartphones, similar to Apple's...

More acquisitions may occur after Nokia/Microsoft deal

Sep 4, 14:03

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Device and Services business is expected to trigger more acquisitions between handset vendors in the future as the smartphone market will gradually...

Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business may boost Chrome devices

Sep 4, 14:01

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business is expected to intensify competition between Microsoft and PC vendors and thus the latter are likely to be more willing...

Microsoft-Nokia deal moves handset market from product to ecosystem battlefield, says IDC

Sep 4, 10:59

The announcement of the Microsoft-Nokia deal signals the end of an era, not just for Nokia, but also for Microsoft. Both companies have now embraced different strategies to be able...

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

Microsoft to acquire Nokia Devices and Services business

Sep 3, 13:38

Microsoft and Nokia have jointly announced that the boards of directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all...

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