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HMD unveils 3 new smartphones; resurrects Nokia 3310 and iconic Snake game

By : CIOL Writers

HMD Global, the new home for Nokia phones made the most awaited announcement of MWC in the form of a new version of the cult status game, Snake and a rebirth of one of the best-selling feature phones of all time, Nokia

BlackBerry hopes to deliver again with a physical keyboard

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After HMD Global, who is leveraging the nostalgia around the widely popular Nokia 3310 to relaunch the legendary phone, TCL too is bringing back the BlackBerry from the grave, with a physical keyboard. Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2017, TCL, a billion dollar

Nokia and Intel built acceleration labs to make 5G a commercial reality

FINLAND: Nokia and Intel has opened two 5G solutions labs to test and accelerate the commercial readiness of the new wireless technology. In her official blog, Aicha Evans, senior vice president and general manager of the Communication and Devices Group

Nokia’s classic 3310 is coming back

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Nokia 3310, the most simple yet legendary phone with an indestructible body, is coming back, in a resurrected form. Yes, the same Nokia 3310, which was the first mobile phone for many of us and also one of the most

BlackBerry files legal suit against Nokia for patent infringement

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Two former smartphone giants- Nokia and BlackBerry are ready to battle it out once again- only in legal corridors this time. Apparently, both the companies that are well past their hey days are in the middle of resurrecting their brands

Part 2: ‘We are building the foundation of a smart city’

Krishna Mukherjee Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise was cherry picked as the communications and networking solutions provider for the world’s best smart city through the GIFT project with Newgen. In an interaction with CIOL, Dirk Dumortier, VP-Sales Enablement, APAC, ALE and Prasath Rao

Part 1: ‘We are focused on creating a separate entity’

Krishna Mukherjee Post its separation from big brother Alcatel-Lucent (as the carrier division was acquired by Nokia), Alcatel Lucent Enterprise (ALE) had set out its own journey, with key focus on SMBs and a plethora of enterprise solutions. Today, the

L’Oreal feels it’s time to switch to a smart hairbrush

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Joining the bandwagon of companies making anything and everything into ‘smart’, L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator has launched a smart hairbrush, Kérastase Hair Coach at CES 2017. Powered by Nokia-owned Withings technology, Hair Coach is a smart hair brush with a microphone,

Nokia to buy network performance management company Deepfield

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Nokia has announced plans to acquire US-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup, Deepfield, that helps enterprises and cloud service providers improve their network performance and security. “We are impressed with Deepfield’s unique approach to network analytics and their deployments with major providers

HMD Global launches its first Nokia-branded phones

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The legendary cellphone brand, Nokia is all geared up to re-enter the mobile market with two new devices. HMD Global, which has the exclusive rights to use the Nokia brand name on mobile devices has launched two basic mobile phones-

Nokia demos how IoT & 5G unleash new possibilities in smart cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia at its annual Bangalore Innovation Day today demonstrated how it is making IoT a reality for smart cities, by combining automation and intelligence with its stack of the connectivity solutions, platforms and software. With a few innovative

Foxconn puts 25 percent of Indian workforce on bench, says report

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It’s been more than a month but the economy and corporate India are yet to come to terms with demonetization which ensued a severe shortage of cash across the nation. We all are well aware of the massive dips in

Nokia adds machine learning capabilities to its customer experience solutions portfolio

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia has announced major updates to its Motive Customer eXperience Solutions (CXS) software portfolio, providing communications service providers with advanced machine learning capabilities to reduce costs and improve customer experiences. With support for machine learning in its CXS portfolio, Nokia aims to

Nokia and Airtel team up to expand 4G coverage

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Nokia and Bharti Airtel are coming together to expand the deployment of 4G technology across nine circles in India. Nokia will deploy its 4G FDD-LTE & TD-LTE technology across nine of Bharti Airtel’s circles in India including the regions of

Nokia acquires energy solution provider ETA devices

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Nokia has acquired US-based private startup ETA Devices, to enhance its 5G capabilities and technology. With this acquisition, the company hopes to deploy the tech to bolster its own systems. ETA devices, that aims to improve the efficiency of the

Microsoft launches old legendary ‘plain Jane’ Nokia phone

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If you thought the old legendary Nokia had passed away into the other world, this news might cheer you. In these times of smartphones where our phones have become much more than mere calling and messaging tool, Microsoft’s decision to

Smartphone infections increased by 96pc in the first half of 2016

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Releasing its first Threat Intelligence report for H1 2016, Nokia said that there has been a sharp upsurge of 96 percent in the rate at which smartphones are being infected between the second half of 2015 and the first half

Can Pekka Rantala – former CEO, Angry Birds-maker Rovio resurrect Nokia?

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Nokia, which was once people’s preferred choice in the smartphone segment wants to regain some of its lost ground. In a bid to revive its old legacy, the company has signed a brand agreement with home-brewed Finnish manufacturer, HMD Global,

Microsoft to cut 2,850 additional Jobs

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Microsoft is cutting additional 2,850 jobs from its smartphone hardware and global sales divisions, the company said in a regulatory filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. It noted the company had announced in May it was

Four hours and $30,000 for Facebook Surround 360 camera

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At its annual F8 developer conference this year, Facebook had introduced its latest piece of hardware: the Facebook Surround 360 camera saying that it won’t sell the camera and would open source it instead. Well, the device that will capture