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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…

Nokia launches Windows smartphone

Finland’s Nokia, struggling to remain the world’s top mobile phone maker amid fierce competition, launched Wednesday its firstsmartphone using the Windows platform which it hopes will secure profitability. Nokia launched the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 smartphones, to be rolled out starting next month on selected markets. The success of the new phones is…

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…

Chasing Apple, Nokia unveils two new smartphones

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia unveiled on Tuesday two new smartphone models running on improved Symbian software, a stop-gap measure aimed at stemming customer defections to rivals like Apple. Nokia has lost its lead in the high end of the cellphone market after Apple unveiled the iPhonein 2007. In February, Nokia’s new…

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