Tag Archives: Nokia
- Facebook hits new low, plans new ads; can Ryan Seacrest save Zynga?
August 17, 2012
Shares in social network Facebook lost over 6% on Thursday as the lock-up period on early investors and top execs shifting some 271m shares expired. After briefly touching a new record low of $19.69, the stock closed out the day at $19.88: not great, but it could have been much...
- China overtakes US in smartphone shipments for first time
November 25, 2011
Researchers at Strategy Analytics claim China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest smartphone market by shipments. The Asian tiger received 23.9m units in Q3 2011 (up 58% sequentially), compared to 23.3m shipped in the US (down 7%). However, with the western holiday season approaching, the US could...
- Nokia release will help emerging markets
September 30, 2011
Off the back of another set of job losses, Nokia has announced that it’s overhauling its feature phone software stagnate. After having signed a dealwith Microsoft to allow for Windows Phone 7 software on their phones they obviously became ever so bored waiting for Bill and co. to get their...
- Canadian Patent Troll Targets Apple; Nokia partners with Troll
September 3, 2011
While Samsung and Apple continue to take legal pot shots at each other in wireless technology lawsuits; Apple specifically and the industry as a whole has a new legal monster to contend with. A new patent troll is looming on the horizon as a Canadian patent troll, Wi-Lan, has several...
- Smartphone sales to top a billion in five years time
July 28, 2011
For those of you that have been in a cave for the past few months the news that smartphone sales are likely to top a billion by 2016 may make you choke on your burrito. The latest figures are published by IMS Research and cite that the cost of devices...
- Android to control half the mobile market by 2012; HTC Corp triples profit
April 9, 2011
Technology researchers Gartner Inc. are predicting that Google’s Android OS will have captured 49% of the smartphone market by 2012, more than double its 22.7% share in 2010. Gartner also believes Apple’s iOS will peak at 19.4% in 2011, falling to 17.2% by 2015. In that same period, Microsoft’s partnership...
Google Play officially welcomes real-money gambling apps
August 3, 2017