Taipei, Friday, December 19, 2014 15:23 (GMT+8)
light rain
Taipei
18°C
Microsoft buys out Nokia
  • Microsoft has recently announced to acquire smartphone vendor Nokia and the move is expected to help the software giant to expand in the smartphone market.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013 [10 news items]

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

MediaTek to land more feature phone solution orders after Microsoft-Nokia deal

Sep 4, 22:20

MediaTek is expected to land a significant volume of windfall chipset orders for feature phones after Microsoft takes control of Nokia's Devices and Services unit, according to industry...

Makers in Microsoft, Nokia supply chains to compete fiercely for orders

Sep 4, 15:08

Taiwan-based makers in Microsoft's and Nokia's supply chains are expected to gear up efforts to garner orders for smartphones, games consoles, tablets and other peripherals after...

Microsoft to push own brand with help from Nokia

Sep 4, 14:23

Microsoft, following its acquisition of Nokia's Device and Services business, is likely to promote its own-brand Surface tablets with the help from Nokia smartphones, similar to Apple's...

More acquisitions may occur after Nokia/Microsoft deal

Sep 4, 14:03

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Device and Services business is expected to trigger more acquisitions between handset vendors in the future as the smartphone market will gradually...

Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business may boost Chrome devices

Sep 4, 14:01

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business is expected to intensify competition between Microsoft and PC vendors and thus the latter are likely to be more willing...

Microsoft-Nokia deal moves handset market from product to ecosystem battlefield, says IDC

Sep 4, 10:59

The announcement of the Microsoft-Nokia deal signals the end of an era, not just for Nokia, but also for Microsoft. Both companies have now embraced different strategies to be able...

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

Microsoft to acquire Nokia Devices and Services business

Sep 3, 13:38

Microsoft and Nokia have jointly announced that the boards of directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all...

Categories: Mobile + telecom
Realtime news
  • Embedded memory module maker InnoDisk eyeing IoT, Big Data applications

    Bits + chips | 7min ago

  • Xiaomi has difficulties expanding overseas, says report

    Mobile + telecom | 36min ago

  • ACES Electronics invests in NTGEC to tap China automotive connector market

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:27

  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:26

  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:24

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:23

Pause
 | 
View more
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017

19-Dec-2014 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)8878.63+50.27+0.57% 

TSE electronic352.47+2.17+0.62% 

GTSM (OTC)135.68+0.18+0.13% 

OTC electronic171.97+0.57+0.33% 

TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016
  • WiMAX

    A portal for information about Taiwan's WiMAX industry.

  • TD-LTE

    TD-LTE is the mainstream global choice for 4G asymmetric frequency spectrum networks

  • HTC updates

    HTC has launched its flagship smartphone M8

  • Apple pushing iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing

    Apple has been pushing iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing in order to satisfy strong demand from the Asia Pacific region.

  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.