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Apple and Samsung overtake Nokia in global mobile web usage

Web analytics company StatCounter reports that Apple is now the leading mobile OEM for global web usage, bagging a 25.9 per cent share in January 2013. The iPhone maker steals the crown from former top spot holder Nokia, which falls to third place with 22.2 per cent, as Samung rubbed …

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Nokia launches arty (but desperate?) video attack on iPhone 5

You’re nothing but a mindless number. It’s time to liberate yourself – by buying an alternative expensive smartphone? That’s the mindset Nokia is hoping to engender with its new Lumia 920 short. In it Apple fans are depicted and mindless automatons, grimly queuing to get their hands on an iPhone …

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Nokia slashes a further 10,000 jobs

Finnish mobile phone company Nokia has announced a fresh round of redundancies with some 10,000 workers facing the sack. The move brings the total amount of staff laid off by the company since the appointment of current chief executive Stephen Elop in September 2010 to 40,000. "These planned reductions are …

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Lumia fails to shine as Nokia posts 1.34bn loss

Nokia’s first stab at reversing its torrid fortunes appears not to have taken off. The company has reported a €1.34bn loss for its 2012 Q1 with smartphone sales tumbling 52 per cent year-on-year. 2m Lumia handsets were sold in the period, and Nokia is predicting a similar performance from Q2. …

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11m downloads a day from Nokia Store

While Nokia has been struggling to do battle against the likes of Apple and Android devices in developed markets, it’s Symbian OS has continued a stronghold over emerging markets. The Finnish manufacturer has released a number of stats and trends. One of which shows that its Nokia Store is now …

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More huge job losses at Nokia

Nokia is to make 3,500 more staff redundant as the embattled mobile communications giant continues its cost-cutting operation. The Finnish phones group has said it will cut some 1,300 jobs from its location and commerce division, and also close its Cluj factory in Romania, at the cost of another 2,200 …

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