Microsoft gains government approval to buy Nokia

Microsoft is one step closer to officially becoming the owner of Nokia’s entire devices division. The US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission have approved the $7.2 billion dollar purchase agreement between Microsoft and Nokia, leaving just one more force standing in its way...the European Union. The EU, which is expected to grant Microsoft approval for its deal early next year, is the final hurdle to Microsoft...

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Rumor: Nokia Lumia 929 Coming out Mid December

For months now, there have been leaks regarding a rumored Verizon exclusive device known as the Nokia Lumia 929. The rumor, in a nutshell is this: the 929 is everything the just-released Lumia 1520 has but in a more manageable 5-inch size. Many release dates have been discussed for the phone, but signs point to a more reliable date approaching soon.   So what makes me think that is one set for the December is true?  The fact that it's...

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Nokia Lumia 525 Gets Official Specs and Promo Video

There has been a lot of buzz about Nokia's "low end" device follow up to the immensely popular Nokia Lumia 520, the Nokia Lumia 525. Rumored specs have been slowly leaking out and now finally Nokia has unveiled the official list of features. The one spec that most will notice is the full 1GB of RAM instead of the 512MB in the Lumia 520, which should translate to better performance. Specs and video after break: Specs run down like...

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Review (AT&T)

Imagine what it must have been like for someone who loves Windows Phone to have to sit and watch one of the biggest shifts in the smartphone industry, the “phablet” generation, never make its way to their favored operating system. Those users were forced to watch Android fans have all the fun until the introduction of the Nokia Lumia 1520, a smartphone with a big display and a lot of power. Here’s a review of the device to see just...

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Nokia has 90% of the Windows Phone Market Due to the Little Phone That Could

According to the last report out from adduplex, Nokia has taken almost 90 percent of the World's Windows Phone market. WWile that is not shocking unto itself, what is shocking is why.  When the numbers are broken down, it seems that the most popular Windows Phone device on the planet is the low end, humble, single core, 512mb ram, flash free Nokia Lumia 520. Huh?  Out of all Windows Phone devices released EVER the Lumia 520 has 23.2%...

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Nokia Shareholders Approve the Microsoft Buyout by a Whopping 99.7%

After the initial Microsoft offer to buy out Nokia's handset division was announced, it seemed that the only thing that would stop the sale was the shareholders vote on the takeover. That vote has happened and the buyout was approved by an overwhelming 99.7 percent, leaving only a few more important issues to address.   While there are still other regulatory hurdles to clear in many countries, shareholder approval was seen as the...

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