Microsoft Corp. was recently in advanced discussions with Nokia Corp. about a purchase of the Finnish company’s device business, according to people familiar with the matter, in a marriage that could have reshaped the mobile-phone industry.
Rovio Entertainment Ltd. has tapped a longtime Nokia Corp. executive as its new chief operating officer, at a time when the maker of Angry Birds looks to pivot from a hot Nordic game developer into a global entertainment powerhouse.
LG Electronics Inc. is attempting to win back consumers with new smartphones, as it makes a big splash at this week’s Mobile World Congress telecom show, but its efforts to reinvigorate its ailing mobile business are facing some roadblocks.
A federal jury in Delaware found Thursday that Apple Inc. infringed three patents belonging to a company partly owned by Nokia Corp. and Sony Corp. of America, in a case that shows how quickly the dynamics of patent licensing and litigation are changing.
Nokia Corp. slipped to seventh place in the booming global smartphone market in the third quarter, as Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. maintained their hold on a segment once dominated by the Finnish company, research firm Gartner Inc. said Wednesday.
Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported its sixth consecutive quarterly loss, with depleted cash reserves, underlining how much the company is relying on strong sales of a new lineup of smartphones that is due to hit stores next month.