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Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has, following a prolonged period of rumours, revealed three Android-based smartphones. The X, X+ and XL all use a Microsoft-centric version of Google’s OS and offers a number of other perks, such as pre-installed Skype with a month’s free call usage. The devices also hook up …

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HTC One Mini banned in the UK

Retailers will not be permitted to sell the HTC One Mini smartphone as of this Friday (Dec 6th) in the UK. Nokia has triumphed in a patent dispute with rival HTC, ruling that the handset infringes some Nokia-owned patents. HTC had tried to argue that Nokia was not one of …

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Microsoft to buy Nokia in £4.6bn deal

Global computing giant Microsoft has acquired Nokia in a deal worth 4.613bn (5.44 billion Euros). That includes 3.79 billion Euros (3.2bn) for Nokia’s Devices and Services business and a further 1.65 billion Euros (1.4bn) to licence Nokia’s patents. Microsoft has been working alongside Nokia since February 2011, with the 147-year-old …

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