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Nokia to Build New Ottawa Tech Hub with $72 Million in Government Funding

Nokia announced on Monday it will be building a new technology hub in Ottawa, Ontario, supported by government partnerships at the federal, provincial and municipal levels. The Finnish company says it will tear down its existing Ottawa facility to build a new “world-leading, sustainable research and development (R&D) hub,” expected to bring 340 new jobs, […]

Nokia Played Key Role in Enabling Russia’s Cyberspying, Says NYT

A new report claims that Nokia helped — perhaps unintentionally — the Russian government track internet, phones, and texts. After Nokia stopped selling its gear to Russia and denounced the invasion of Ukraine, the company nonetheless left behind equipment and software connecting the government's most powerful tool for digital surveillance to the nation's largest telecommunications...

Existing Telus Huawei 4G Hardware Can Work with Our 5G Gear Says Nokia

The race towards 5G networks continues in Canada, with Rogers using Ericsson hardware for next-generation networks, but Telus and Bell still have not revealed their 5G partners. For Telus and Bell, their existing 4G network uses gear from Huawei, capable of upgrading to 5G through hardware add-ons from the Chinese company. But with the U.S....

Nokia’s Next Android Flagship Smartphone Features Five Cameras [VIDEO]

Nokia's flagship five-camera smartphone is very nearly upon us if a new leaked video is to be believed. [caption id="attachment_276864" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Evan Blass / @evleaks[/caption] MySmartPrice has published what looks like a promotional video for the as yet unannounced device. In addition "professional leaker" Evan Blass posted an image of the new device on his Twitter...

Apple Paid Nokia $2 Billion Cash to Settle Patent Dispute

The recent settlement in Apple and Nokia’s patent licensing fight cost the iPhone maker $2 billion USD, as the Finnish tech company divulged the settlement price tag during its quarterly earnings call this week. According to a new report from Nokiamob, the lawsuit was settled back in May, but both companies have declined to comment on how the dispute...

Nokia and Apple Settle Patent Dispute, Sign New Deal

Nokia and Apple have settled long-running intellectual property disputes and agreed to a multi-year patent license, moving from courtroom foes to business partners. The companies didn't disclose financial terms, but said Tuesday that Apple has agreed to make an upfront cash payment to Nokia, with additional payments over the term of the "multiyear" deal. The...

Nokia Resurrects Famed 3310 and Yes–It Has ‘Snake’

Judging by the reaction to the 3310 at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, one would think that Nokia was back at the height of its powers. But no, this isn’t the year 2000, it’s 2017, and the reaction reveals just how much the Finnish brand's classic phones are revered. According to a new report from...

Nokia Moving Into Digital Health, Announces Withings Rebrand

After buying Withings last year for $192.3 million and making it a key part of its Digital Health business, Nokia has announced it's going all the way. Starting this summer, all Withings products will be rebranded under the Nokia name, reads a new report from Forbes. Starting sometime early summer this year, Withings' range of smartwatches,...

Nokia’s Complaint Against Apple to Be Investigated by USITC

According to a report by Reuters, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has announced that it will investigate a complaint filed by Nokia Technologies against Apple, alleging that the Cupertino company has imported smart phones, tablet computers and other electronics that infringe upon its patents. "By instituting this investigation...the USITC has not yet made any decision...

Apple Removes Withings Products From Online Store Amid Nokia Lawsuit

On Friday, Apple removed all Withings products from its online store and presumably its brick-and-mortar retail stores. The move comes as Apple is in the middle of an ongoing lawsuit with Nokia. When Apple ceased Withings sales is unclear, but devices made by the Nokia subsidiary are no longer listed on Apple's website. Previously, Apple carried...

Apple Files Lawsuit Against Nokia’s Pet Patent Trolls

Yesterday, Nokia filed a lawsuit against Apple in Germany and the U.S., accusing the iPhone maker of infringing on its patents. In response, Apple has also filed an antitrust lawsuit against Acacia Research Corporation and Conversant Intellectual Property Management, alleging that the two patent assertion entities have colluded with Nokia, in an attempt to collect excessive fees for...

Nokia Sues Apple for Patent Infringement in the U.S. and Germany

Today, Nokia announced that it has filed several complaints against Apple in Germany and the United States. The company is accusing Apple of infringing on their patents. The lawsuit seems to stem from a disagreement between the two companies over licensing fees for Nokia's technology. This morning, Apple filed an antitrust lawsuit against several patent...