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FINLAND

Angry Birds not selling so jobs going

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Rovio, the Finnish manufacturer of the popular mobile game "Angry Birds" announced has it is cutting at least 130 jobs, because sales have fallen sharply.

6 Oct 2014

FINLAND

Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has recalled 30,000 chargers for its Lumia 2520 tablet because it could give customers an electric shock.

22 Apr 2014

FINLAND

Nokia mobile sales drop ahead of Microsoft handover

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Nokia announced falling mobile phone sales and lower profits in its latest financial report before handing its mobile phone business over to Microsoft.

24 Jan 2014

FINLAND

Nokia reports €91m net loss as sales fall

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia announced on Tuesday, 29 October, a net loss of €91m in the third quarter as sales continued to spiral downwards.

30 Oct 2013

FINLAND

Nokia sells phone unit to Microsoft for €5.44bn

HELSINKI, FINLAND - Beleaguered Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia will sell its mobile phone unit to US group Microsoft for €5.44bn, it said on Tuesday, 3 September.

3 Sep 2013

INDIA

Nokia says India 'least favourite market': report

Tax problems lead to Nokia criticism of India as its "least favourable market"in which to operate.

26 Aug 2013

FINLAND

Nokia sales plummet as €227m is lost

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Mobile phone company Nokia said on Thursday (18 July) that it had reduced losses to €227min the second quarter of this year, but sales were sharply down.

19 Jul 2013

GERMANY

Demand for smartphones higher than ever before in Europe

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.

15 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Renewable M&As market rallies

LONDON, UK: North America's switch on to energy efficiency has driven their position in the global renewable M&A market in the last 12 months, and could act as a driver for the region to become the dominant renewables market within three years, according to new analysis by PwC. In Europe, however, regulatory uncertainty clouds European deals.

29 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011