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Eurobites: Opera Gets Call From Microsoft
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands Irish RAN contract; Rocket fires up IPO; Mail.ru feels the heat in Russia.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Opera Mini To Become The Default Browser On Microsoft's...
Opera Software has signed a partnership with Microsoft that will pre-install Opera Mini as the default browser on Microsoft's featurephones and Asha phones.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
MojoKid writes We're often told that having a kill switch in our mobile devices - mostly our smartphones - is a good thing.
Nokia's Map Boss Quits as Brand Tries to Better Battle Google
Nokia's Here is one of the few real rivals to Google Maps, but it still has a far, far way to go.
Eurobites: Telenor Admits Child Labor Link
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's HERE unit seeks new CEO; TeliaSonera network-shares in Finland; Kate Bush latest.
HearHere Radio Inc. raises $1.7 million in Convertible Notes
HearHere Radio Inc., the company behind Rivet News Radio, announced today that it has raised to-date $1.7 million in Convertible Promissory Notes.
Michael Halbherr to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team
Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release August 20, 2014 at 9:00 Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced that Michael Halbherr has decided to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team, effective September 1, 2014, in order to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests outside of the company.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
International Business Times
Windows Phone 8.1 Update Guide: 10 Nokia Lumia Models and Availability by Region
Nokia Lumia Cyan update begins to support more Lumia devices around the world including Lumia 520, 620, 625, 720, 820, 920, 925, 1020, 1320 and 1520.
INOC Named Finalist for 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS Award
The ITA recognized INOC's proprietary NOC Console for its ability to substantially reduce operational expenses and downtime, while enabling rapid resolution to incidents, increased job satisfaction of customer network and IT support staff and, ultimately, improved service quality and end-user experience for INOC customers.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
ITA Names 2014 CityLIGHTS Awards Finalists
These finalists join a list of renowned and accomplished individuals and companies from Braintree, Trunk Club, Fieldglass, GrubHub, Gogo, NAVTEQ and Groupon as well as others that were recognized before they were industry names.
What ingredients go into the successful app store?
An enterprise app store should provide the controlled availability of apps for employees.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Nokia Co. Sees Large Drop in Short Interest
Shares of Nokia Co. were the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of July.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
Former Navteq executive Torsten Krenz joins Apple's mapping team
Though not a household name, Krenz brings a considerable and impressive amount of mapping expertise to the table.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Christina Aguilera wants to unveil her post-baby body in Playboy
In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Christina Aguilera arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles.
Nokia Co. Downgraded to "Neutral" at Zacks
They currently have a $8.25 price target on the stock. Zacks 's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.59% from the stock's previous close.
Frost & Sullivan Applauds HERE for Evolving from a Dedicated...
HERE, an industry leader in in-vehicle maps and navigation, brings together NAVTEQ's automobile mapping expertise with application and platform capabilities from Nokia Services.
Weibo: Execs Voice Sympathy For Nokia, Microsoft, Tencent
The microblogging realm was filled with words of sympathy this past week at the woes for some of China's longest-serving foreign tech firms whose names have become household words over the last 20 years.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Functionality and Design drivers for new smartphone buyers
You've got to love market research - at least, it beats guessing everything from personal experience In this case, the folks at Kantar World Panel, asking new smartphone buyers about their experience and what they wanted from a device.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Lumia 830 will reportedly be a mid-range phone with a flagship camera
Today, a report from TK Tech News elaborates further on the specs of the device, and it sounds like it will be a mid-range handset with a range-topping camera.
South China Morning Post
Execs voice sympathy for Nokia, Microsoft, Tencent
Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies.