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Betting on Nokia (2013)

(Image source: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk) Have you given up on Nokia? From my perspective, due to its recent (couple of years old) debacles and endeavors with MSFT, I had stayed away from Nokia. I never believed on how their MSFT strategy was approached. Nokia should…

Mobile Monday Austin | Nokia USA Tour visits Austin – Apr 30, 2012

Please join us April 30 for our next event when Nokia visits Austin for its “Nokia Lumia USA Tour” WHEN: April 30, 6-9pm WHERE: Buffalo Billiards, 201 E. 6th St. WHO: Mobile Monday Austin & Nokia Please RSVP at Eventbrite: http://momoaustinapr2012.eventbrite.com/ If you…

On “Japan as the (mobile) leader, USA as the laggard, Nokia in between” and developers, developers, developers, developers

As discussions and opinions continue at Forxum Oxford on the topic of mobile leadership and Nokia and so forth, the following statement was made by Tomi Ahonen, for which I responded as follows. Why I am writing about this? Because it is important…

On Microsoft and Nokia (June 2011)

Here revisiting the Microsoft and Nokia relationship, are we witnessing the death of Nokia? Or it’s rebirth? Nokia is big and powerful, with lots of money, so perhaps the relationship becomes a merger, like a “Microsoft Nokia”-branded company. That would be a huge…

Reaction to Nokia 2011 Strategy Announcement (and Microsoft relationship)

While a radical change in strategy was expected, it is not aggressive enough. On my previous post here titled Mobility 2011: Nokia, I shared some thoughts on what Nokia should be doing; some implemented on this new strategy (such as transitioning out of…

Mobility in 2011: Nokia

(This is part of a series of blog posts on Mobility in 2011) Related to this see: Reaction to Nokia 2011 Strategy Announcement (and Microsoft relationship) Nokia is in the midst of a major strategy shift; they have to. Nokia has an operational…

Michael Mace on Is Symbian dead? And if so, who killed it?

Michael Mace wrote an *excellent* piece titled Is Symbian dead? And if so, who killed it?. A must read for anyone in mobile. [Update Nov 26, 2010] Symbian Foundation web sites to shut down. His writeup has great background info that brings lots…

MobileMonday Austin (Nov 2010) | Nielsen on Mobile Applications and Connected Devices

I posted at the MobileMonday Austin website information about the next event… Please note that seating is limited; please register and reserve your seating and enter the raffle to win a new Nokia N8. For registration and more information, please visit the MobileMonday…

Follow up discussion on Apple and NFC; Oh and Nokia

Back at Forum Oxford a lot of interesting debates occur. The topic on Apple and NFC is no exception. Being a European forum is no surprise how many Nokia fans get all ticked off about Apple, because things like NFC has been championed…

Apple and NFC — iPhone will trigger the Mobile RFID/NFC revolution

There is a lot of noise/rumors about Apple and NFC after Apple’s hiring of NFC expert sparks digital wallet rumors. NFC is one of those technologies that I have written quite a bit about (see my NFC/Touch page) and that I believe will…

On Nokia’s App Store Strategy

As you may know, there are rumors of Nokia getting ready to launch their very own app store. This is an interesting (but necessary) move by Nokia, a company that traditionally has been very careful about not “crossing the line” into their customers…

Gartner: Worldwide Smartphone Sales Reached Its Lowest Growth Rate, Nokia #1 Smartphone Company in Q3 2008

According to Gartner, worldwide smartphone sales reached its lowest growth rate with 11.5% increase in 3rd quarter of 2008. It also says that Nokia is the #1 smartphone manufacturer/seller: Worldwide smartphone sales to end-users totalled 36.5 million units in the third quarter of…

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