Nokia Siemens to Sell One Business Unit, Close Another
Nokia Siemens Networks has made a number of significant strategic moves in the last several days as its hones its focus on its core 4G smartphone strengths. First, Nokia Siemens today announced its intent to sell its business support systems unit to Redknee. Redknee is paying just under $20 million for the business unit. Nokia Siemens also confirmed that it plans to shut down its Germany-based network operations and management services business. The network management business weighed heavily on Nokia Siemens' bottom line. The closure means about 1,000 people will lose their jobs. Earlier this week, Nokia Siemens Networks agreed to sell off its fiber optic business unit. Nokia Siemens Networks hopes that these changes will help it remain competitive in its core cellular networking business.
HTC 10 Re-Focuses On the Camera and BoomSound
Apr 12, 2016
HTC today announced the 10, its flagship handset for 2016. This Android phone carries forward an aluminum design, for which HTC has become known, and makes big improvements to the camera, software, and other core features.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Mar 29, 2016
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
Facebook Makes Sweeping Changes to Data Collection Policies as It Admits Cambridge Analytica Breach Impacted 87M
Apr 4, 2018
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
Google Waffles On Android WearOS Power Management
Jun 11, 2018
Google has reversed course on some ideas it had for managing battery life on WearOS devices in Android P. The company's original intent was to limit certain background operations, particularly alarms and jobs, in order to conserve power.