BBM for Windows Phone and Nokia X Coming

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Nokia has just announced some great things during their Mobile World Congress 2014 keynote. One of those announcements included that BBM will be arriving in the Windows Phone Store. For some time now, BBM has been available on Android and iPhone devices. Windows Phone users with Nokia Lumias will now be able to get on…

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Microsoft Acquires Nokia’s Phone and Services Business

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Microsoft looks to be heating up its presence in the mobile space with announcing the acquisition of Nokia’s device and services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services. “It’s a bold step into the future – a win-win for employees, shareholders and consumers of both companies. Bringing these great teams together will…

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Nokia Lumias May Have Outsold BlackBerrys Last Quarter, but BlackBerry Earns More Per Device

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Nokia recently announced their last quarter financial results. The results revealed that Nokia shipped 7.4 million Lumias last quarter, which is more than BlackBerry sold out of their entire device portfolio. A year ago, BlackBerry was selling about two phones for every one Nokia Lumia. However, Nokia is still struggling to turn a profit and return…

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Microsoft Deems Windows Phone in 3rd Place, Not Afraid of BlackBerry

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There’s an ongoing battle for the 3rd spot amongst mobile ecosystems. For quite sometime, BlackBerry held third place, while Android and iOS began dominating. Speaking to The Verge, Microsoft’s senior Windows Phone product manager Larry Lieberman deems Windows Phone to be in third place and adds that they’re not afraid of BlackBerry. “We think we’re solidly…

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Nokia Looking to Release New QWERTY Device to Target BlackBerry’s Niche Market

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Nokia looks to be unveiling a new QWERTY device tomorrow. The company announced, “On Wednesday morning at 7am GMT (8am UK time) we will be announcing something new, followed by a Q&A session with Neil Broadley from our Mobile Phones team and a special guest.” The company’s teaser has had many speculate whether or not the…

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BlackBerry Making Same Profit Off One Z10 as Nokia Does Three Lumias?

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Many analysts and industry professionals claim that Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 will overtake BlackBerry. While that might be true of BlackBerry 7, I find it hardly the case against BlackBerry 10. Earnings from Windows Phone 8 top vendor, Nokia, may prove my point. Elephant Analytics on Seeking Alpha has compared the gross margin of the…

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Nokia Seeking to Target BlackBerry Enterprise Customers

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The current and past success of BlackBerry is keeping competitors eyes stil focused. In an interview with Bloomberg, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop described how the Windows platform has various advantages over BlackBerry and other platforms. “I get asked a lot of questions about this relative to BlackBerry, and what I’ll say is: I’m very interested in…

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