• Report Throws the Book at Yahoo

    Report Throws the Book at Yahoo

    Slides show that Yahoo's revenue, excluding traffic acquisition costs, is projected to drop 15 percent to US$3.Another $120 million will go away in 2017, when Yahoo Japan moves over to Google, according to Re/code.
  • Withings Acquired by Nokia

    Withings Acquired by Nokia

    This morning, Nokia announced that it had acquired Withings, maker of a variety of popular connected home and health accessories.You may know Withings for their smart WiFi scales, baby monitors, and “smart” watches, but they also make blood pressure monitors and odd-but-kind-of-neat alarm clock/light thingies.
  • Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    The deal is expected to close in early Q3, and Withings will become part of the Nokia Technologies business.The deal will strengthen the company's position in the Internet of Things market, he said.
  • Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Division To Foxconn, HMD Global

    Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Division To Foxconn, HMD Global

    When the deal closes, about 4,500 Microsoft employees will be transferred to, or have the option to join, HMD Global or FIH Mobile pending compliance with local laws.] As part of the deal, Microsoft will transfer all properties related to its feature phone business.
  • Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback

    Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback

    Florian Seiche, senior vice president for Europe, sales and marketing at Microsoft Mobile, and also a former Nokia executive, will become president.However, Nokia still has a great deal of brand recognition, and HMD likely will target emerging markets under the new relationship.
  • Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone Biz

    Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone Biz

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.It will record an impairment charge of US$950 million, with severance payments accounting for $200 million of the charge.
  • Microsoft, Xiaomi Become Office Mates

    Microsoft, Xiaomi Become Office Mates

    The agreement calls for Xiaomi to ship Microsoft Office and Skype on its Android smartphones and tablets, which are among the leading brands in China and India, as well as in other global markets.The deal builds upon an existing relationship between the companies that put Windows 10 on the Mi Pad and Microsoft Azure on the Mi Cloud service.
  • Can Huawei Overtake Apple and Samsung?

    Can Huawei Overtake Apple and Samsung?

    Today Apple, Google and Samsung are enormous, but the rate of smartphone growth has slowed.I don't see iPhone users switching to an Android device whether it's from Huawei, Samsung or any other device maker.
  • 1 Billion iPhones Sold: A Look Back

    1 Billion iPhones Sold: A Look Back

    They are empowered Apple says iPhone sales have surpassed 1 billion, a major milestone for any product.When Apple debuted the original iPhone in 2007, Nokia had already sold more than one billion phones.
  • 1 Billion iPhones Sold: A Look Back

    1 Billion iPhones Sold: A Look Back

    They are empowered Apple says iPhone sales have surpassed 1 billion, a major milestone for any product.When Apple debuted the original iPhone in 2007, Nokia had already sold more than one billion phones.
  • Red Hat and Ericsson Forge 5G, IoT Open Source Alliance

    Red Hat and Ericsson Forge 5G, IoT Open Source Alliance

    The new alliance represents an extension of the companies' prior relationship, according to Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager of OpenStack at Red Hat.The new open source collaboration between the companies will focus on network functions virtualization infrastructure, OpenStack, SDN, SDI and containers, giving customers the latest in technological options for the communications industry.
  • Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    But Redmond has struggled in mobile, so earlier this year, Microsoft sold its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn and a newly formed Finnish firm for $350 million.That Finnish firm will in turn create Android-based phones and tablets.