Nokia speaks out about Google’s patent claims

Nokia breaks its silence on Friday and weighs in on Google's patent complaints following partner company, Microsoft's lead, Nokia though its spokesman Mark Durrant called Google's accusation "wrong". Google filed a formal complaint to the European Commission accusing Microsoft and Nokia of colluding to make money out of their patents by transferring 1,200 patents to MOSAID, a so-called "patent troll" which makes money by taking legal...

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Google battles Microsoft, Nokia over patent claims

Internet giant Google filed a patent claim against software giant Microsoft and its mobile partner Nokia accusing both companies of illegally feeding mobile patents to MOSAID Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in collecting royalties on intellectual property. Google asserts that this could potentially drive up the prices of cellphones and other wireless devices.   Google Inc. made the details of the claim public after...

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Lumia 900 now back on AT&T’s website

Great news for those itching to get their hands on the new Nokia Lumia 900 through AT&T!  The handset is now back in stock  on the mobile network's website after briefly going out of stock for several days. The Lumia 900's entry to the North American smartphone market encountered a minor setback after a number of users reported data connectivity issues not too long after it was initially launched in the country.  Nokia acted...

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Microsoft and RIM: a likely partnership?

While things continue to look bleak for Canadian mobile phone manufacturer, Reaearch in Motion (RIM), another wave of rumour resurfaces regarding Silicon Valley giant, Microsoft's possibly dipping into RIM's business. It has been reported several times over the past months that Microsoft has set its eyes on the troubled Blackberry maker. Recent claims say that the software giant is just about ready to make a $3.5 billion investment to...

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Is Nokia Brave enough to take on Apple?

In a classic case of David and Goliath, Nokia is poised to take on what could be their biggest opponent in the US smartphone market, the seemingly invincible Apple and its near flawless, iPhone. The comparison could be wrong though as Nokia may not turn out to be as small as David. The Finnish phone maker definitely has enough firepower to go head to head with Cupertino-based Apple. Nokia is reported to storm the US market with...

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