Nokia Buys Dopplr
Today Nokia announced that it has acquired Dopplr. Dopplr, which is based in London and Helsinki, was a privately held company that gives international travelers who like to share their experiences as they travel the opportunity to make recommendations to colleagues and friends that are part of their social networks. Dopplr's seven employees will be folded into Nokia's Services unit. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Nokia Weighing Whether Withings-Based Health Biz Still Worth It
Nokia today said it is weighing strategic options for its Digital Health business. Nokia acquired wearable-maker Withings in 2016 and used that as the basis of its Digital Health business, with is part of the Nokia Technologies group.
Nokia and Samsung Settle Patent Licensing Deal
Nokia today said it has reached an agreement with Samsung over the licensing of its wireless patents. The companies have been disputing the value of Nokia's patents since Nokia sold its handset division to Microsoft.
Nokia and Huawei Sign Patent Deal
Nokia today said it has signed a multi-year patent licensing agreement with Huawei. Terms of the deal, including the patents in question and pricing structure, were not disclosed.
Microsoft Prepared to Cut More Jobs
Microsoft is planning to announce a new round of layoffs as early as today, reports the New York Times. Many of the cuts will target employees in Microsoft's hardware group, such as the smartphone unit it bought from Nokia in 2014.
Shoulda been Moto!