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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; feels the heat in Russia.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Groove Commerce, Sentillion

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.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Opera Software, Computers

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.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion


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.


Related Topix: Wireless, Telecom, Nokia, Emerging Technology, Google, Startups

Light Reading

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.


Related Topix: Telecom, Telenor ASA, Wireless, Nokia, TeliaSonera AB, IT Services, Microsoft, Startups


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.


Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television


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.


Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom

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.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Versant

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.


Related Topix: Orbitz, Travel/Tourism, Groupon

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

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.


Related Topix: GrubHub, Groupon

Computer Weekly

What ingredients go into the successful app store?

An enterprise app store should provide the controlled availability of apps for employees.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, ITA Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Sentillion

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.


Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom

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.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks, Christina Aguilera

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.


Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom


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.


Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan

Seeking Alpha

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.


Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom, Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia, Tencent

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Kantar

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.


Related Topix: Cameras, Microsoft, Startups, iPhone

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.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Nokia, Wireless, Telecom, Microsoft, Startups, Tencent


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