Elop: Nokia is not for sale

Nokias Chief Executive Stephen Elop fought more business fires on Thursday, denying speculation that the company is a takeover target after the Finnish cellphone maker said its chief technology officer would take an indefinite leave of absence. Elop, who earlier this year likened Nokia to a man standing on a burning oil platform, told the Open Mobile Summit that the recent bid speculation is "completely groundless. Nokia is not for...

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Nokia “replaces” CTO Richard Green for medical reasons

Finland-based telecom equipment maker Nokia Thursday said Chief Technology Officer Richard Green was taking a medical leave of absence, to be replaced by Henry Tirri, head of Nokia Research Center. The news follows a ratings downgrade Tuesday and a profit warning last week that saw Nokia's shares slump to a 13 year low, as the world's largest handset maker warned it may not make a profit in the second quarter. "Rich Green is taking a...

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Sony Ericsson Reveals TXT PRO and MIX WALKMAN

Sony Ericsson today fully revealed two new phones following a worldwide competition open to over 4.8 million fans that follow Sony Ericsson on Facebook . The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone offers an entertaining music experience, while the Sony Ericsson txt pro has a full slide-out qwerty keyboard combined with a friends application for social networking. Both phones integrate full touch functionality with a corner user interface...

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Android: Sony Ericsson introduces Xperia Play Experience Pack

Sony Ericsson today unveils its Xperia PLAY Experience Pack XP151, a unique combination of smartphone games and accessories that enhance the experience of its flagship gaming smartphone. “Fans of the Xperia PLAY will get an even better gaming experience by choosing three Gameloft games from a selection of the best games around, including Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus and N.O.V.A. 2 - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance.” Xperia PLAY users...

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Apple: 200 new features in iOS5

Apple today previewed iOS 5, the latest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and released a beta version to iOS Developer Program members. The iOS 5 beta release includes over 200 new features that will be available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users this fall. New iOS 5 features include: Notification Center, an innovative way to easily view and manage notifications in one place without interruption;...

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Nokia warns of weaker handset sales

Finland-based mobile phone maker Nokia Tuesday warned of lower than expected sales and margins in its key devices and services unit in the second quarter because it is selling fewer phones at lower prices than it expected. The company, which is the world's biggest mobile handset maker, has been under severe pressure from rivals such as Apple Inc and Google Inc. whose phones and operating platforms have proved more popular than...

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