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'It's our stuff': Consumers wage right-to-repair revolution

Increasingly concerned about electronic waste and planet-warming emissions, European and US lawmakers want manufacturers to make it easier to repair gadgets that are intrinsic to daily life...

By Carey L. Biron and Umberto Bacchi 19 Oct 2021

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LG aims for 100% renewable energy use by 2050

LG Electronics has pledged to transition completely to renewable energy by 2050 as a key component of its sustainability strategy...

22 Jul 2021

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Smart POS terminals in service to grow by 156% by 2026

Smart point-of-sale terminals globally in service, where analytics and loyalty can be integrated directly to the terminal, will increase from 13,7 million in 2021 to 35 million units in 2026...

8 Jul 2021

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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

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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

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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's Lumia sales up 200%. Image: Nokia
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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



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