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Nokia wants to become the default location services provider for Microsoft products and expects eventually to combine all of its new location-based services into one, unified experience. The Finnish company’s new location services include a check-in service called Pulse

Nokia won’t be introducing a tablet until it has one that is good enough, if at all, and it won’t get devices running Windows Phone into the hands of the lower end of the mobile handset market until the price of hardware falls further. It will, however, continue to support MeeGo and Symbian

Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia unveiled six new handsets at its annual Nokia World event in London on Wednesday. The devices include the Lumia 800 and 710, smartphones running the Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” operating system, and four feature

Nokia has finally taken the wraps off its first two Windows Phone 7.5-powered smartphones, the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710. At the Nokia World conference in London, CEO Stephen Elop heralded a “new dawn for Nokia”. Pictures of the Lumia 800 and 701, as well as the

Employees bringing their own gadgets, from smartphones to tablet computers, into the companies they work for and expecting them to function seamlessly with corporate technology systems is proving to be a significant and growing challenge for IT departments

A Sandton hotel played host to a conference last week on “white-spaces spectrum”. For nontechnical people, it was a fairly arcane discussion. But what was being talked about could usher in the biggest revolution in telecoms since the mobile phone

Shortly after 2000, when the dot-com bubble burst, a pall was cast over the technology industry. Internet companies ran out of funding and hit the wall, the Nasdaq crashed and is still valued at a fraction of what it was at the height of the

JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms is buying back the 12% stake Microsoft bought in it in 2007. At the same time, Microsoft SA MD Mteto Nyati is stepping down from Blue Label’s board of directors. Microsoft is selling the shares at a loss. It bought them for

The original version of the article, entitled “BlackBerry to open BBM to rivals?” contained speculation that, on balance, now appears…

There’s a wave coming. Its first eddies were felt almost a decade ago, and by now it has already engulfed some outlying regions. But the general public has been largely unaware of its approach. Until now. I’m talking about the arrival of fully