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Nokia eyes China in smartphone comeback push

Mobile phone giant Nokia on Monday looked to a launch in China to help it stage a comeback in the fiercely competitive smartphonemarket after a dismal 2011. On the opening day of Mobile World Congress, where tens of thousands of executives from the industry have gathered, the phone maker said it would push its…

Nokia to unveil cheaper Windows smartphone

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia will next week unveil a new, cheaper smartphone using Microsoft’sWindows Phone software, targeting a wider market for its new range of smartphones, two sources close to the company said. Cheaper phones are the key for Nokia and Microsoft in their battle to win a larger share of the market, analysts…

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 declares war in U.S. smartphone market

Nokia has declared war in the US smartphone market, with a Microsoft-powered handset tailored to take on Apple iPhones and Google-backed Android devices. Microsoft chief executive Steven Ballmer joined Nokia boss Stephen Elop on Monday to unveil the new Lumia 900 smartphone, which will run on Windows mobile software and…

Nokia declares war in U.S. smartphone market

LAS VEGAS — Nokia declared war in the US smartphone market with a Microsoft-powered handset tailored to take on Apple iPhones and Google-backed Android devices. Microsoft chief executive Steven Ballmer joined Nokia boss Stephen Elop to reveal the Finland-based mobile phone titan’s plans to hit the US market in coming…

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