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Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs in fight for smartphone market

World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia will cut 4,000 jobs at itssmartphone manufacturing facilities in Finland, Hungary and Mexico by the end of 2012, it said on Wednesday. “The expected headcount impact by country is 2,300 in Komarom (Hungary), 700 in Reynosa (Mexico) and 1,000 in Salo (Finland),” company spokesman James Etheridge told AFP. The job cuts…

Nokia completes transfer of 2,300 jobs to Accenture

The world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia said on Friday that it had finished outsourcing 2,300 engineers to US-based global consulting firm Accenture. “Nokia announced today that it has completed the transaction to outsource its Symbian software development and support activities to Accenture,” the company said in a statement. Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop announced…