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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Well this may be it, folks. The X7, which was supposed to be one of the phones to bring Nokia back from the edge of the grave in countries like the US, will not be coming out here after all, thanks to the fact that carriers didn't seem at all interested.
For almost 30 years, Nokia has been a leader in the mobile phone market and has exclusively used its own internally developed software to power them. But now, that's changing.
Nokia's hope to regain some relevance in the post-iPhone, post-Android mobile world has just taken another blow as the company decided to push back the release of its coveted E7 smartphone to next year.
Mobile gaming has certainly come a long way over the past decade from its early glory days of Snake on the Nokia 6110.
It's boom time for lawyers, with Apple hiring them by the truckload to help it see off Nokia in an intellectual property dispute being heard by the International Trade Commission this week.
Nokia engineers have successfully created the world’s first ice-based touchscreen.
Go out to the stores and tell me how many Apple phones you find compared to Samsung, Nokia, or LG. That's right - 1. Despite having the leanest mobile phone repertoire in the business, Apple now ranks fourth in global sales.
Apple's finally overtaken RIM in terms of worldwide smartphone sales and is creeping up behind market-dominating Nokia.
Although its ability to meet demand for cheap phones is helping keep it well above water, Nokia has axes 3% of its workforce as it tries to restructure itself to meet the growing global mobile market.
Nokia has launched a new high-end smartphone on its latest operating system that promises to be sexy, socially connected, and worthy of a spot alongside Android and iPhone.
Okay, so maybe this won't exactly lead to the demise of the global giant Nokia, but it certainly isn't good news that Samsung will no longer support the Symbian operating system.
The N8 phone, which Nokia says is its most pre-ordered device ever, is now heading to customers and retailers across the country.
Sony Ericsson has unceremoniously axed Symbian's rapidly declining OS from its future smartphone lineup.