Survey: Mobile dev momentum "shifting back" to Apple

A new survey concludes that developer momentum is shifting away from Android and back towards Apple.

Nokia offloads Symbian, axes 7,000 jobs

Nokia's recent adoption of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform has prompted the Finnish-based company to eliminate 7,000 jobs and offload development of Symbian to Accenture.

Nokia launches new phones, still Symbian

So when will Windows Phone 7 start taking over exactly?

Nokia tries to entice US customers with $80 Astound

After failing to attract, well, anybody in the US with its high-end smartphones, Nokia has opted for a different route.

Development of Nokia Windows phone begins

The first Nokia phone to run Windows Phone 7 instead of Nokia's long-running Symbian platform is reportedly already in development.

Nokia debuts mobile video tagging app

If you’re like me, you have a closet filled with VHS and DVD home movies labeled with masking tape and Sharpie.

Rumor: MS paying $1 billion to Nokia in phone deal

When the news broke that Nokia will be creating a new smartphone based on Windows Phone 7 instead its own first-party Symbian OS, many questioned why it would go with WP7 and not the more popular Android.

Intel claims MeeGo will live on

Intel rep Peter Biddle says reports of MeeGo's rather unceremonious death at the hands of Nokia and Microsoft have been greatly exaggerated.

Mobile app devs optimistic about Windows Phone 7

It seems as if enthusiasm for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform is finally picking up steam amongst mobile app developers. To be sure, Flurry Analytics tracked an impressive 66% increase in WP7 projects during the week leading up to the momentous agreement between Redmond and the Finnish-based Nokia.

Nokia-Microsoft deal caused Intel CEO to curse

The deal between Nokia and Microsoft was so mind-boggling that Intel CEO Paul Otellini could only use profanity to express his feelings about it, he said in a speech at this week's Mobile World Congress.

Microsoft paid Nokia billions to ditch Symbian for WP7

Microsoft is apparently paying Nokia billions of dollars to ditch Symbian and MeeGo in favor of its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) operating system.

Nokia and Microsoft, the ugly choice


A lot of us here are suddenly asking if Microsoft can save Nokia. Back in 2005 Palm was clearly in trouble, their smartphone sales weren’t going anyplace and their plan to break the company into two parts - one  software and the other hardware - had failed badly. 

Nokia-Microsoft partnership prompts mass walkout

After months of speculation about Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s game plan for reviving Nokia, he dropped a bomb on Friday announcing the company's "broad strategic" partnership with Microsoft. But not everyone is happy with the announcement, and thousands walked out of Nokia facilities in protest.

Can Microsoft save Nokia?

Nokia is hoping that a mobile partnership with industry heavyweight Microsoft will help the company regain its once prominent ranking in the hyper-competitive market.

Microsoft and Nokia create a new mobile order

Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up to create a new mobile order based on Redmond's Windows Phone 7 platform. The deal effectively marks the end of an era for Symbian and is likely the death knell for Intel's nascent MeeGo operating system.

Google & Microsoft lure Nokia away from MeeGo and Symbian with cash

The Internet has been abuzz with rumors over Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s plans to fire some high level execs tomorrow at an analyst meeting in London. Everyone is talking about Elop’s vision of a new Nokia, but some argue that money could play an important role in the changes. In the meantime, both Microsoft and Google are supposedly offering Nokia hundreds of millions of dollars to switch to Windows 7 or Android operating systems.

Sinking Nokia wants to ditch Symbian and MeeGo

Nokia has halted development of its first MeeGo-powered smartphone in anticipation of a major strategic shift that could see the mobile company embrace third-party operating systems, such as Android or even Windows Phone 7.

Nokia now reportedly eying Windows Phone deal

It could be the beginning of the end for Nokia's first-party mobile operating system, as it looks like the company is ready to ditch Symbian in favor of Windows Phone 7 for future smartphones.

Android topples Symbian, it was only a matter of time

For years and years, it seemed like nothing would ever dethrone Nokia's Symbian as the top smartphone platform in the world, but thanks to Google's rising presence in the mobile community and a continuing decline from Nokia, it finally happened.

Nokia may actually make an Android phone

It looks like pigs can fly and hell has frozen over, because Nokia has hinted that it might actually ditch its own mobile operating system to make a phone that runs on Android.