Post Tagged with: "Nokia"

Nokia MixRadio Adds 30 Millionth Track
/ March 26, 2014 3:48 pm
Nokia MixRadio Adds 30 Millionth Track

Hypebot reports that mobile music streaming service Nokia MixRadio has surpassed 30 million tracks. By comparison, Spotify, like most other music streamers, has a 20 million track catalog. Nokia has gained traction by launching its service in 31 countries including China. . Read More

Nokia MixRadio To Be First Global Music Streaming Service in China
/ March 24, 2014 5:36 pm
Nokia MixRadio To Be First Global Music Streaming Service in China

Hypebot reports that Nokia MixRadio will be the first Global Music Streaming Service available in China after its launch this week. More than 80% of Internet users in China (approximately 500 million people) surf the Internet via a mobile device, making it the world’s leading global market for music streaming. Read More

Microsoft to Acquire Nokia’s Devices & Services Business, License Nokia’s Patents & Mapping Services in $7.2 Billion Deal
/ September 3, 2013 1:14 pm
Microsoft to Acquire Nokia’s Devices & Services Business, License Nokia’s Patents & Mapping Services in $7.2 Billion Deal

Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation today announced that the Boards of Directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services. Read More

Technology Leaders, including Facebook, Launch Internet.org
/ August 21, 2013 1:09 pm
Technology Leaders, including Facebook, Launch Internet.org

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, today announced the launch of internet.org, a global partnership with the goal of making internet access available to the next 5 billion people. "Everything Facebook has done has been about giving all people around the world the power to connect," Zuckerberg said. . Read More

TechCrunch: Invi Raises $3 Million, Planning to Bring the App to iOS, Windows 8 and Windows Phone
/ June 26, 2013 4:14 pm
TechCrunch: Invi Raises $3 Million, Planning to Bring the App to iOS, Windows 8 and Windows Phone

TechCrunch reports that Invi, a mobile messaging app for Android that allows users to search for and share photos, YouTube videos and more, has announced that it has raised $3 million in seed funding. Investors participating in this round included Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary’s A-Grade Investments, Alpha Investment, UpWest Labs, and Silicon Valley angels from Google, Nokia, Yahoo, Groupon, Spotify, SRI, Cisco, Chegg and others. Read More

WSJ: Microsoft Looked into Deal With Nokia
/ June 20, 2013 12:08 pm
WSJ: Microsoft Looked into Deal With Nokia

The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft Corp. had recently held advanced talks with Nokia Corp. regarding purchasing its handset business, according to people familiar with the matter. The talks ended over cost and concerns about Nokia's sinking market position, amongst other problems. One of the people said discussions happened as recently as this month, however aren't likely to be revived. Read More

TechCrunch: Rovio Appoints New COO Teemu Suila
/ June 10, 2013 1:12 pm
TechCrunch: Rovio Appoints New COO Teemu Suila

TechCrunch reports that Rovio has appointed former Nokia executive Teemu Suila as its news Chief Operating Officer after former COO Harri Koponen stepped down after nearly two years in the role. Koponen isn’t the only longtime senior executive at Rovio to leave the company in recent months. They also recently hired former Digital Chocolate executive Jami Laesa as the new executive vice president of games after Petri Järvilehto also moved on. . Read More

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