China approves handset sale to Microsoft

2014-04-08 13:14

Finnish telecommunications group Nokia has cleared another hurdle in the sale of its handset business to US software giant Microsoft.

Nokia's handset sale to Microsoft delayed

2014-03-24 11:25

Nokia said the sale of its handset business to US technology giant Microsoft would be delayed by a few weeks.

Nokia Lumia 1520: Size is everything review video

2014-03-10 11:30

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a big phone with a mission as Nokia looks to grow its smartphone market share.

Nokia Lumia 'alive and kicking'

2014-03-03 08:34

Nokia's launch of a smartphone capable of running Android applications is not an admission that Lumia has failed.

Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones

2014-02-24 13:31

Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google’s Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft.

Nokia looks to Asha for smartphone 'redemption'

2014-02-19 08:35

Lower cost devices are the key for smartphone manufacturers if they hope to tap the expect boom in developing markets, Nokia has said.

Nokia beats down rivals with Lumia 1520

2014-02-12 08:01

Nokia is determined to make up market share as the company launches its mammoth new smartphone in South Africa.

Nokia to unveil cheap Android phone, report says

2014-02-11 08:45

Nokia will unveil a low-cost smartphone running a version of Google's Android operating system, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Android gains in key markets

2014-01-27 19:40

The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China.


Nokia Lumia 1020 review

2013-11-28 16:27

Nokia wants you to take lots of pictures -- and believes its Lumia 1020 is the ideal tool to do it. Watch.

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Nokia hands over headquarters to Microsoft

2013-11-22 07:58

Nokia says it will hand over its headquarters outside Helsinki to US software giant Microsoft, which has acquired the group's mobile business.

Nokia shareholders approve Microsoft deal

2013-11-19 20:19

Nokia shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of selling the company's mobile business to Microsoft in an attempt to reinvent the once-proud telecoms titan.

Life after Nokia

2013-11-03 13:16

The decline of Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has encouraged a whole generation of local engineers to venture on a new and riskier path: that of entrepreneurship.

Nokia unveils new Windows phones, first tablet

2013-10-22 13:34

Nokia is expanding its line-up of Windows phones and introducing its first tablet computer, all sporting the powerful camera technology.

Nokia Lumia 925 a serious contender - review

2013-09-19 10:00

The company might have been sold, but that doesn’t stop Nokia from signalling its intention to regain the top slot in mobile phone manufacturing.

Nokia drives European shares to 1-week high

2013-09-03 18:09

A 40% surge in Nokia has boosted technology shares and helped European equities to set a one-week high.

Nokia shares soar 45% on Microsoft news

2013-09-03 11:28

Shares in Finnish telecom giant Nokia have soared by 45% after the company announced it was selling its mobile phone unit to Microsoft.

Microsoft buying Nokia devices and services unit

2013-09-03 07:44

Microsoft is buying Nokia's devices and services business, and getting access to the company's patents in an effort to expand its share of the smartphone market.

Nokia rolls out Lumia Amber update

2013-08-22 14:03

Nokia is rolling out an update for its Windows Phone 8 smartphones expected to increase the functionality of the devices.

Facebook aims to get more people online

2013-08-21 18:22

Facebook wants to get more of world's population online through mobile partnerships

Smartphones dominate mobile sales

2013-08-14 22:47

Smartphones have taken a majority of mobile phone sales worldwide for the first time in the April-June quarter.

Nokia finalises Nokia Siemens buy

2013-08-07 19:17

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has finalised the purchase of German engineering giant Siemens' 50% stake in Nokia Siemens Networks, and changed the company's name.

Nokia unveils Lumia 1020

2013-07-12 09:25

Nokia has unveiled its latest smartphone with a powerful 41-megapixel camera touted as offering “more detail than the eye can see”.

S&P cuts Nokia rating on cash concerns

2013-07-05 16:17

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its notation of Nokia, because of the cost to the company of buying out a joint venture with German firm Siemens.


Devices market set for over 6% 2014 growth

2014-03-31 11:30

Worldwide growth of mobile devices is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2014, driven mainly by tablets and smartphones, a survey has indicated.

Jolla Sailfish an 'Android killer'

2014-03-17 12:00

A new operating system is necessary to inject excitement into a dull mobile phone ecosystem and offer manufacturers alternatives, an industry player has said.

Nokia Lumia 1520 is a big boss - review

2014-03-10 11:30

The Nokia Lumia 1520 makes a bold statement - or perhaps that should be a large statement: The phone is Nokia's first phablet.

Smartphone companies beef up its cameras

2014-02-27 13:48

Samsung has beefed up the camera in its Galaxy S5 smartphone and added smarter camera software, following Sony and Nokia in their upgrades of handset cameras.

Facebook snatches limelight in mobile world

2014-02-21 15:42

Facebook's $19bn takeover of smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has staked the social network's place in dramatic fashion as a pivotal player in the mobile world.

Nokia Lumia Icon is all about video

2014-02-13 09:00

Nokia is selling a new Windows phone that emphasises video recording, sporting four microphones, compared with the one or two typically found in smartphones.

Nokia to unveil low-cost Android phone

2014-02-11 13:15

Nokia will unveil a low-cost smartphone running a version of Google's Android operating system, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Name changes makes SA mapping 'difficult'

2014-01-28 09:30

Road name changing and changing road conditions are some of the major challenges that mapping companies in SA face.

City sees light at end of Nokia tunnel

2013-12-24 15:05

Oulu is a top candidate to host a new data centre for Microsoft, which wants to invest $250m on such facilities in Finland after it takes over Nokia next year.

Nokia Lumia 1020 makes memories - review

2013-11-28 14:40

Nokia wants you to take lots of pictures – and believes its Lumia 1020 is the ideal tool to do it. Check out the review.

Hundreds of Chinese workers protest after Microsoft Nokia deal

2013-11-20 16:02

Hundreds of workers shouted slogans outside a Nokia factory in southern China to protest against what they called unfair compensation.

Microsoft gets greenlight for Nokia deal

2013-11-19 15:37

Nokia has announced that its shareholders approved the $7.35bn sale of its mobile phone division to US software giant Microsoft.

There is life after Nokia

2013-11-03 10:37

The decline of Nokia has encouraged a whole generation of local engineers to venture on a new and riskier path - that of entrepreneurship.

Nokia failed 'because it was ahead of its time'

2013-10-18 09:34

Nokia realised the significance of smartphones "too early", its ex-CEO says in a new book, countering the view that it was too late to spot a market shift.

Nokia pushes for SA market share with new Lumia devices

2013-09-05 07:36

Nokia has announced that the new devices it is bringing to South Africa demonstrated the company’s commitment to expanding its smartphone market share in the country.

Microsoft bets bold on mobile in Nokia deal

2013-09-04 07:54

With its purchase of Nokia's handset business, Microsoft is making a risky bet to gain traction in the smartphone market after missing the shift to mobile.

Microsoft strategy to buy Nokia will pay off, says analyst

2013-09-03 14:00

The buyout of Nokia's mobile device business by Microsoft has changed the mobile device market and could boost the US firm's footprint in the smartphone market, an analyst has said.

Microsoft's $7.2bn Nokia deal a Trojan horse?

2013-09-03 11:13

Two years after hitching its fate to Microsoft's Windows Phone software, a withered Nokia collapsed into the arms of the US software giant.

Nokia to sell phone unit to Microsoft

2013-09-03 07:43

Beleaguered Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia says it will sell its mobile phone unit to US group Microsoft for €5.44bn.

Nokia to launch large-screen smartphones

2013-08-21 22:19

Nokia has plans to unveil new, large-screen mobile handsets next month to revamp its Lumia smartphone lineup.

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry

2013-08-15 11:25

Mobile phones running the Microsoft Windows Phones operating system have overtaken BlackBerry as the third most popular platform, research showed.

Smartphones top mobile sales - poll

2013-08-14 19:45

Smartphones are now the majority of mobile phone sales worldwide, according to a survey.

Nokia buys out Siemens equipment venture

2013-07-01 10:43

Nokia shares have surged after it announced plans to buy out partner Siemens' share of their valuable network equipment joint venture.

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