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Jul 25, 2014

Microsoft is Spinning Nokia's MixRadio Streaming Service Off into a Separate Company

MixRadio, the streaming music app available on all Nokia and Windows phones through Microsoft, is being spun off...

Jul 25, 2014

Microsoft's Strategy For Nokia Becomes Clearer

Microsoft will cut the former Nokia's engineering and manufacturing, lay off half its staff, and sell "productivity....

Jul 22, 2014

As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Microsoft’s quarterly financials are out, and they paint a startlingly clear picture of why new CEO Satya Nadella is in such a hurry to scuttle away from the “devices and services” mantra rolled out by former honcho Steve Ballmer just last year: Micr... #Steven Ballmer #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Jul 23, 2014

Microsoft announces the low-cost Nokia Lumia 530

After it was first tipped in early March by Evleaks, Microsoft-owned Nokia announced the Lumia 530 on Wednesday. The budget-grade 3G smartphone is a follow-up to the Lumia 520 and 525 and the first Lumia launch since Microsoft finalized its Nokia acq... #Steven Ballmer #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Jul 22, 2014

Microsoft's profit takes a hit as new strategy takes shape

The purchase of Nokia’s mobile-phone unit cut into Microsoft’s profit, but a surging cloud business and a new effort to launch its applications on a greater number of gadgets kept analysts optimistic about the company’s prospects... #Steven Ballmer #Microsoft Corporation #Apple, Inc.

Jul 23, 2014

How Nokia both helped and hindered Microsoft's earnings

Microsoft paid more than $7 billion for Nokia’s handset and services business, and the jury is still out as to what it means for its future. In the past quarter it boosted Microsoft’s revenue but also ate into its profit. Microsoft’s revenue for the ... #Wall Street #Microsoft Corporation #Thomson Reuters

Jul 21, 2014

Why smartphone screens are getting bigger: Specs reveal a surprising story

Behind the Spec Sheet seeks to draw new insights based on hardware data. Produced by FindtheBest, a company that aggregates specs and features in a centralized database, this weekly guest column will share data-driven  discoveries and surprises, and ... #Samsung #HTC Corporation

Jul 17, 2014

Michelle Obama's keynote speech at Grammy Museum luncheon

First Lady Michelle Obama gave the keynote address Wednesday to several hundred people at the first Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon, a fundraiser for the Grammy Museum held at Club Nokia at L.A. Live. Awards were given to musician Janelle Monae ... #Samsung #HTC Corporation

Jul 22, 2014

Nokia Drags Down Microsoft Profits

The software firm took over of the fledgling cell-phone maker in Apri... #Samsung #HTC Corporation

Jul 22, 2014

Nokia Bolsters Microsoft Revenue, but Earnings Slip

Revenue at Microsoft was slightly higher than analysts expected, but earnings were 5 cents a share lower... #Samsung #HTC Corporation