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Nokia completes Alcatel-Lucent acquisition

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia on Wednesday said it had finalised its acquisition of former French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent...

3 Nov 2016

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

Microsoft buys Nokia phone unit to fight Apple, Google

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Nokia said on Tuesday it was selling its beleaguered mobile phone unit to Microsoft for €5.44bn (US$7.17bn) as the US tech giant tries to fight back against rivals Apple and Google.

4 Sep 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

FINLAND

Nokia is still losing money

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish mobile phone company Nokia announced on Thursday (18 April) that it lost €272m in the first quarter of the year, reducing the €928m it lost in the same period last year.

19 Apr 2013

FINLAND

Nokia boss takes 45% pay cut

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Nokia, once the world's biggest mobile phone maker, said its chief executive Stephen Elop received no bonus in 2012, reducing his overall income by 45%.

11 Mar 2013

FINLAND

Nokia sells its head office

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia, which faces cash-flow problems, said on Tuesday (4 December) it had agreed to sell and lease back its head office building outside Helsinki for US$222m

5 Dec 2012

FINLAND

Nokia to launch new Lumia model in US with Verizon

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said on Monday that it had chosen the second biggest US operator, Verizon Wireless, to distribute its new Lumia 822 model exclusively when it is launched this autumn.

31 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

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