Nokia to Buy Trolltech
Nokia has agreed to purchase Oslo-based mobile software provider Trolltech for $155 million. Once the acquisition is complete, which still needs to pass regulatory hurdles, Trolltech will become part of Nokia's Internet Services division. Nokia hopes the acquisition will enhance its own cross-platform software strategy, helping to further bridge the way applications work between mobile devices and PCs. Trolltech will continue to operate in Oslo, and Nokia will work with it to expand the software it uses on Nokia devices, as well as the software it sells to other companies.
Nokia to Acquire Withings for Health and Fitness Push
Nokia today said it plans to acquire Withings for about $192 million in cash. Nokia hopes the acquisition will help it make a stronger push into the markets for wearables and the internet of things.
Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent Acquisition Clears CFIUS
Nokia today said the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has approved its proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. CFIUS' approval was the last regulatory hurdle in the US, which has already been approved by the Justice Dept.
Europe Approves Nokia's Purchase of Alcatel-Lucent
The European Commission today gave Nokia permission to move forward with its acquisition of rival Alcatel-Lucent. Following its initial review, the Commission approved the deal without placing any conditions on the terms.
Nokia to Pare Down Its Technologies Unit
Nokia today said it intends to cut about 70 jobs from its Technologies unit. "Nokia Technologies has revised its long-term strategy and will consequently reshape [the] organization.
Microsoft Hands Off Nokia Phone App Store to Opera
Microsoft today announced that Opera Software will soon provide the default app store for older Nokia handsets. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, the Opera Mobile Store will replace the Nokia Store on devices running the Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha, and Nokia X operating systems.
nokia needs rolaids!
another day another takeover! all these corprate munchies must give em indigestion..
heh ok ill give you a little chuckle for that