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Google ups challenge to Apple with Google Music downloads launch

The business world seems to be becoming still more polarised between Apple, which makes and markets everything itself, and Google which is happy to deal with just about anyone. Now the fight has moved to music with Google launching Google ...

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Here’s Nokia’s Microsoft-fuelled answer to iPhone – and a decent debut from surprise agency Inferno

One-time world mobile phone leader Nokia has a lot of catching up to do after abandoning its Symbian smartphone technology in favour of a deal with Microsoft and its new Windows ‘Mango’ rival to iPhone and Android. It also abandoned, ...

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Google’s buying Motorola, will Microsoft respond by buying Nokia?

It might as well, former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop’s rescue plan for Nokia (still the world’s biggest mobile maker) depends entirely on Microsoft’s Windows 7 phone technology to power a new but belated generation of smartphones. Google’s $12.5bn agreed deal ...

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Is the best Nokia and its agencies can hope for a ‘Swatch’ solution?

Once all-conquering companies come and go and they do so quicker these days. One-time world mobile leader Nokia looks set to be the latest. Nokia failed to notice, or respond to, the smartphone phenomenon and has been skewered by Apple ...

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Apple knocks Google off top spot in BrandZ survey

Millward Brown’s Brandz survey tries to combine image and financial performance for its rankings so Apple has surged 84 per cent over the past year to knock Google off the top spot with a brand valuation of $153bn (its market ...

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New Nokia boss Stephen Elop signs up with Microsoft Windows for smartphones

Sometimes you just have to admit you’ve been left behind and that’s what new Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has done in announcing today a ‘global partnership’ with Microsoft to use its new Windows Phone as Nokia’s smartphone operating system. Elop, ...

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Will it be Android or Windows riding to the rescue of embattled Nokia?

One of them certainly needs to or Nokia, still the world’s biggest volume mobile phone seller, will be in the same dire position that Motorola (aeons ago the top company) found itself in. Finland-based Nokia has seen its global market ...

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