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Nokia on maneuvers as it advertises new jobs in consumer business

We reported the other day on some mysterious job adverts that suggested that Nokia may be down, but not out of the consumer products business. Now further adverts are pointing towards what the future could have in store. Nokia Power User has spotted an advert for a head of marketing under Nokia’s “HERE” brand (which clearly it didn’t sell to …

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James O'MalleyNokia on maneuvers as it advertises new jobs in consumer business
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Nokia job adverts point towards an Android future?

Job listings on LinkedIn point towards Nokia taking an interest in Android. Could the mobile industry be about to be shaken up again? Some excellent speculation here from UberGizmo – who have spotted some job adverts for Nokia. That is to say, actual Nokia – the bit of Nokia that wasn’t bought by Microsoft. Nokia is apparently looking for mobile …

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Microsoft announce budget Lumia 530

Microsoft this morning has announced the Lumia 530, a new super-budget handset that it says is the first Lumia for “sub 100 Euros” – so that should be less than about £80. As you might expect, a budget phone isn’t going to set the world on fire spec-wise, but it still appears to be pretty decent for the price. The …

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft announce budget Lumia 530
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Microsoft rolls out Nokia Lumia “Cyan” update

Microsoft has announced the start of the roll out of the “Cyan” update for Nokia Lumia phones – which will add and enhance features to the handsets. Cyan is a pretty big update for Lumia smartphones – here’s how Microsoft describe some of the new additions: Cortana. The world’s first virtual personal assistant built around you. Available first in the …

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft rolls out Nokia Lumia “Cyan” update
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Microsoft rumoured to be planning new round of job cuts

Microsoft is reportedly planning the biggest round of job cuts in five years. Bloomberg reports that the restructuring comes as the software giant integrates the recently-acquired Nokia handset unit into the business. It says that the job losses could be the biggest in Microsoft history, topping the 5,800 layoffs in 2009. Microsoft bought Nokia’s mobile business in a deal worth …

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