Nokia CEO Sticks to Windows Phone Guns, New Phones 'Soon'
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that the company has no regrets about picking Windows Phone over other smartphone platforms, and that the company will debut new Windows Phone devices soon. "I don't think about rewinding the clock and thinking about competing elsewhere," he told reporters at an event held is Oslo today. "In today's war [between] Android, Apple and Windows, we are very clear, we are fighting that with the Windows phone." Elop didn't provide any specific details about its forthcoming devices, but Nokia World, the company's annual event, is scheduled to take place in early September.
Microsoft Makes Branding Change Official
Microsoft today indicated its branding transition from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia is progressing as planned. Microsoft has slowly been rebranding apps, services, and web sites from Nokia to Microsoft.
Nokia Will Design and License Phones Beginning In 2016
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said the company will tackle the mobile phone industry again once its non-compete clause with Microsoft expires next year. Nokia no longer owns any manufacturing facilities and will not make its own phones.
Microsoft Reorganizes Execs, Stephen Elop to Leave
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has moved around some of the top executives at the company and some are leaving Microsoft. Among those headed out the door is Stephen Elop, who helmed the company's device business.
Microsoft's Jo Harlow to Depart, Too
Microsoft has confirmed that Jo Harlow, head of the company's mobile phones, will leave alongside device chief Stephen Elop in the weeks ahead. Harlow began at Nokia in 2003 and played a role in Nokia's switch to Windows Phone in 2011.
Fire Stephen Elop -- Epic Failure of a CEO
On the contrary, all the damage was done long before he got there....the worst he can possibly be faulted for is not turning the company around quickly enough, not ...