Nokia Only Eying One Maemo Device in 2010
According to informed sources cited by Reuters, Nokia is planning to release only one device in 2010 running its Linux-based Maemo platform. Reuters' source is said to have "direct knowledge of Nokia's product roadmap." Nokia only recently released the Maemo-based N900 device. Nokia has said that it will use Maemo for high-end devices in the future, though a Nokia spokesperson said that Nokia remains committed to the Symbian platform for its smartphones.
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's HERE Maps Quick to Draw Suitors
Four companies have expressed interest in acquiring Nokia's HERE Maps business, reports Reuters. A coalition of German auto makers, Audi, BMW, and Daimler, are weighing a joint bid, as are Facebook, Uber, and U.S.
Nokia Brings Back the 3310
Nokia today introduced a new version of the old Nokia 3310 phone. It includes a color screen, Snake, and the original Nokia ringtone.
Nokia Pins Smartphone Comeback on HMD Global
Nokia today said it plans to return to the smartphone business during the first half of 2017 through its partnership with HMD Global. HMD Global recently completed a series of transactions between HMD, FIH Mobile Limited, and Microsoft that will allow it to make phones bearing the Nokia brand.
Step Aside, Let the Android Through
Maemo, i'm sorry we have to let you go before your first day at the job, thanks for the effort.