Yahoo buys Koprol to move into mobile social media

Very quickly after announcing an extended partnership with Nokia, Yahoo has further expanded its presence in the mobile market by acquiring Koprol, a social networking start-up based in Indonesia.

Nokia-Yahoo partnership targets Apple

Nokia and Yahoo have formed a "strategic alliance" with the hopes of challenging Apple's wildly successful iPhone.

Nokia and Yahoo to announce big new partnership

Nokia and Yahoo, two powerhouse companies that have been blindsighted by emerging technologies around them, are apparently working on something big.

Aigo Walkshow MID runs Maemo Linux

A sleek Aigo MID running Nokia's Maemo Linux has been spotted in the wild. 

The Walkshow NX7001 - which boasts a compact smartphone form factor - is powered by a Marvell PXA310 806MHz processor, 128MB DDR and NAND flash.

Nokia's mobile phone boss quits after just 6 months

Nokia's executive vice president at the helm of the company's Mobile Phones unit is resigning from the position, after only 6 months of holding the job.

Hacked Archos 5 Internet tablet runs Maemo

An intrepid team of hackers has deployed openAOS dualboot to run Nokia's Maemo on the Android-based Archos 5 Internet Tablet and Internet Media Tablet (IMT).

Nokia sues Apple over iPad and iPhone 3G

Nokia has sued Apple for allegedly infringing on five "important" patents with its popular iPhone and iPad 3G.

Microsoft and Nokia launch mobile communications client

Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up to try and boot the Blackberry out of the corporate space with the launch of a unified communications client to enable mobile collaboration.

Steve Jobs says Flash no longer necessary

Steve Jobs has penned a rather extensive open letter explaining why Apple does not support Flash on its mobile handheld devices.

Nokia introduces high-end N8 smartphone

Nokia, the company that produces more phones per year than any other company, has just revealed its latest device, one that carries its biggest price tag in over 3 years.

Intel showcases Moorestown platform at IDF Beijing

Intel is showcasing its oft-delayed Moorestown platform at the annual developers conference in Beijing. 

Nokia launches low-cost social networking phones

Nokia has announced three new low-cost handsets with full Qwerty keyboards aimed at social networking applications.

Nokia buys location software company MetaCarta

Nokia has acquired MetaCarta, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based location services provider.

Nokia sells tunes in world's largest market

Nokia is to launch its Comes with Music service in China, hoping that tapping into the world's largest mobile market will help it gain ground against Apple's iTunes.

Will Android dominate the smartphone market?

Google’s Android operating system has managed to increase its smartphone market share by a respectable 5.2 percent in just three months.

Open-source Meego mobile OS hits primetime...well, almost

Watch out Android! You're not the only big boy in town with an open-source mobile operating system. Meego, a joint effort by Nokia and Intel, is trying to shake up the mobile community yet again.

Nokia acquires mobile browser company Novarra

Nokia announced Friday that it has acquires Novarra, a mobile software company that has previously provided products to Palm, Motorola, Samsung, and other manufacturers that are now competitors.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Smartphone market defies global economic recession

The global smartphone market - driven by Apple, Nokia and RIM - has apparently managed to defy the crushing economic recession.

Nokia cuts its 2009 market share, increases 2010 predictions

Nokia has decreased estimates of its 2009 mobile phone market share, but also pushed up forecasts for how the industry will do in 2010.