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Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure. Microsoft acquired the Finnish company in 2013, having previously entered into partnership with the then struggling former giant in 2011. 1,350 of the job cuts will from the Finnish workforce. Microsoft has now said …

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Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Next week could see another big player join the ever-intensifying virtual reality fray. Former mobile manufacturer Nokia is set to take the wraps off its very own VR product at a big reveal event in LA, according to sources ‘familiar with the company’s plans’ talking to Recode. The company sold …

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Microsoft to axe up to 7,800 jobs, writes off $7.6bn from Nokia deal

Microsoft has announced it will be cutting up to 7,800 positions globally. In a post on its company website, Microsoft said that these losses are primarily focusing on its phone hardware business, and will be taking place over the next few months. These cuts are aimed at restructuring its phone …

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Nokia Snake’s original creator returns with Snake Rewind

The mobile game that started it all is getting a touchscreen makeover from its original creator. For many 1997’s Snake, which came pre-installed on many Nokia’s in the late ‘90s, was their first taste of gaming on the move. The Guardian reports that Taneli Armanto, who worked at Nokia for …

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Microsoft branding replaces Nokia on high-end smartphones

The Nokia Lumia is dead and has been replaced with the Microsoft Lumia. As revealed earlier this year, Microsoft is phasing out the Nokia branding on its Lumia phones in favour of using its own branding. And now this process has begun. We are looking forward to unveiling a Microsoft …

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Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft will cut 18,000 jobs over the next year, the firm has said. The majority of those will be in the firm’s Nokia division that it acquired in April. 12,500 jobs will be going from the mobile operation. The move is part of a cost-cutting programme designed to save the …

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Nokia has a new name – Microsoft Mobile

The Nokia brand name will be dropped by Microsoft once it officially acquires the mobile manufacturer. According to a letter sent by the new owners to suppliers, the Nokia Corporation/Nokia Oyj (Ltd) name will be replaced with Microsoft Mobile Oy. The acquisition of Nokia’s loss-making business was first announced in …

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