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LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) LG Electronics, South Korea's No.2 mobile phone-maker, launched Tuesday its newest flagship smartphone 'Optimus G' to better compete with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices and Apple's iPhone ... Read more...

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LG Electronics posts operating profit


July 25th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) LG Electronics, the world's third-largest mobile phone maker and the No.2 TV manufacturer, posted 348.99 billion won ($304 million) in operating profit for the second quarter, ... Read more...

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Wrist watch mobile maker Burg extends footprint to India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Netherland-based wrist watch mobile phone maker Burg Friday launched three stores in India - two in Delhi and one in Gurgaon - and said it ... Read more...

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Chinese cell phones’ demand may dip soon: S Mobility


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) The demand for low-cost Chinese cell phones in India may come down soon, said an official of mobile phone maker S Mobility here Thursday.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in mobile parts firm’s warehouse


June 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a warehouse of Finnish mobile phone casing maker Perlos India's factory near here Thursday, police said.According to police, the fire ... Read more...

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Nokia to reduce worldwide workforce by 4,000


April 27th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
ESPOO, FINLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Nokia on Wednesday announced that the company will reduce its worldwide workforce by 4,000 as part of a strategy to reduce operating expenses.The mobile phone manufacturer will ... Read more...

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Now, Facebook launches its own phone


February 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The once-rumoured Facebook phone is all set to launch in the UK market.The website first created for Harvard students in 2004 eventually became a vast global ... Read more...

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Samsung urged to invest in photo-voltaic cell facility in Tamil Nadu


November 27th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has invited South Korean electronics giant Samsung to invest in a facility to produce solar photo-voltaic (PV) cells in the state.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Nokia India bets on phone-plus services for growth


September 20th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) With phone features likely to get common across models over a period of time, mobile phone maker Nokia India Pvt Ltd is betting on services that could be ... Read more...

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Nokia enterprise server in India by Nov 5 (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Nokia Monday said it would set up servers in India for its push email services from Nov 5 to help the government monitor the ... Read more...

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Samsung targets 20 percent marketshare in smartphones


August 18th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is planning to double its marketshare in smartphone category in 2010, a top official said here Wednesday. "We are expecting to touch 20 percent ... Read more...

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Ericsson reports drop in second-quarter sales


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 23 (DPA) Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson Friday reported lower second-quarter sales and operating income due in part to "continued industry component shortages" and cautious investments from operators in some markets. Net ... Read more...

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Nokia reports drop in second-quarter net profit


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 22 (DPA) Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, Thursday reported a drop in its second-quarter net profit amid "continuing competitive challenges". It reported net profit of 104 million euros ($133 ... Read more...

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Sanjay Jha to head Motorola’s handset business


February 12th, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Chicago, Feb 12 (IANS) Bihar-born Sanjay Jha, currently the co-CEO of Motorola, will be the new chief executive officer of its handset and home businesses as the mobile phone maker ... Read more...

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Finnish shooting spree ends in suicide; six dead (Lead)


December 31st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 31 (DPA) A shooting spree that left five people dead in the Finnish city of Espoo appeared to end Thursday after police found the body of the man believed to ... Read more...

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Four dead in shopping centre shooting in Finland


December 31st, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 31 (DPA) A gunman killed three men and a woman in a shopping centre in the Finnish city of Espoo Thursday. The man, still on the loose, was identified by police ... Read more...

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Samsung eyes growth in touch phone segment


December 9th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is upbeat about the Indian market and hopes to grow over 18 percent in value terms this fiscal, a top official said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Sony Ericsson launches three smart phones


October 28th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson Wednesday launched three new smartphones in the Indian market, priced between Rs.16,950 and Rs.35,950. The phones, "Satio", "Aino" and "Yari", will set ... Read more...

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Sony Ericsson stays in the red with fewer handsets sold


October 16th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 16 (DPA) Mobile telephone maker Sony Ericsson Friday reported a loss for the third quarter of 2009 and said it would continue its transformation programme to stem the flow of ... Read more...

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Nokia to offer mobile financial service, creates new unit


August 27th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 27 (DPA) Nokia, the world's largest maker of handsets, is to offer a mobile financial service for mobile phone users, including those who lack a bank account. The group Thursday said ... Read more...

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Microsoft teams up with Nokia


August 12th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (DPA) The world's largest software maker Microsoft and the biggest mobile phone maker Nokia Wednesday announced a partnership that will enable Microsoft Office to run on Nokia phones. The deal ... Read more...

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MTNL launches 3G services in Mumbai


May 15th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Friday launched third generation (3G) mobile services in Mumbai at an investment of Rs.250 crore. "Our total investment for the ... Read more...

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Nokia launches new E-series phone


April 15th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Nokia Wednesday launched the new addition to its E-series range, Nokia E75. The latest model offers Nokia Messaging Service, which will allow users to send ... Read more...

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Motorola’s Sanjay Jha emerges as America’s top paid CEO


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 3 (IANS) With a $104 million pay packet in 2008, mobile phone maker Motorola's India-born chief Sanjay Jha has emerged America's top paid CEO, while Citigroup's Vikram Pandit ... Read more...

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Nokia reports lower net profit in third quarter


October 16th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 16 (DPA) Finnish-based Nokia, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, said Thursday its operating profit dropped by 21 percent in the third quarter of 2008.Operating profit for the quarter was ... Read more...

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New Nokia phones to offer unlimited music for one-off fee of PS130


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): In a bid to put an end to music piracy, the worlds biggest mobile phone maker, Nokia will soon be launching a new range of phones that ... Read more...

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Nokia touch screen phone by year end


August 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Setting at rest speculations, cell phone major Nokia has confirmed it will launch a full touch screen handset by the end of this year."We have been ... Read more...

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Nokia to buy Symbian


June 24th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Helsinki, June 24 (DPA) Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia announced Tuesday its aim to acquire 100 percent ownership of British software company Symbian, making a cash offer of some 264 million euros ... Read more...

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Nokia signs $2 bn deal with Chinese group


March 7th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Helsinki, March 7 (DPA) Finland-based Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, said Friday it has signed a sales and cooperation deal with China's leading mobile phone distributor worth $2 billion. According ... Read more...

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