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Court allows Nokia India to transfer their manufacturing unit to Microsoft so deal can go forward

Court allows Nokia India to transfer their manufacturing unit to Microsoft so deal can go forward

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The Delhi High Court in India has finally allowed Nokia India to sell its Chennai manufacturing unit to Microsoft. If the court had ruled otherwise, Nokia may have had to exclude Indian assets from the acquisition deal, forcing the closure of the factory. Set up in 2006, the Chennai factory is one of their largest manufacturing units employing 5800 people and producing 200 million...

Nokia India sends out media invites for their 'BIG' day; Lumia 1320 and 1520 to launch

Nokia India sends out media invites for their 'BIG' day; Lumia 1320 and 1520 to launch

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If you’ve been waiting to buy Nokia Lumia 1320 and Nokia Lumia 1520 in India this holiday season, don’t worry; Santa’s got your back. In media invites sent out today, Nokia India claims December 16, 2013 as the "BIG" day for them. While the invite does not share any specific details, we expect Nokia India to launch the two phablets announced at the Nokia World 2013 in Abu Dhabi a...

Official Chennai Express game arrives on Windows Phone; Temple Run with an Indian Flavor

Official Chennai Express game arrives on Windows Phone; Temple Run with an Indian Flavor

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In India, films are one of the biggest indulgences. One after the other, there are big releases with huge budgets and extensive marketing. And the latest trend is to have mobile games based on movie’s theme or characters. It’s a win-win for both the producers and the audience. While these games create buzz around the movie release, it also provides free entertainment to fans featuring...

Microsoft releases official Socl app for Windows Phone to match their growing community-site

Microsoft releases official Socl app for Windows Phone to match their growing community-site

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Developed by Microsoft Research FUSE Labs, Socl — pronounced social — lets you create, collect, and share stuff you love. From rich visual collages to short animated media and memes, Socl gives you a creative outlet through posts that take seconds to create, collect, and share on Socl, as well as other social networks. Microsoft Research has just released the companion app for Socl for...

Build and Play in a world you create by bringing together your favorite Disney characters

Build and Play in a world you create by bringing together your favorite Disney characters

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All through this year, Disney has been upping the ante on Windows and Windows Phone. They’ve brought popular titles from other platforms, introduced new games, and offered great deals. The company has now announced the Disney Infinity: Toy Box app that allows you to apply your imagination to a digital canvas. The app is also available for iPad. You can create your own worlds and games...

Nokia’s market share in India grows to 5% in Q3 2013; positive signs for further growth

Nokia’s market share in India grows to 5% in Q3 2013; positive signs for further growth

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As the India smartphone market overall grew by 229% year over year (YoY) in the third quarter of 2013, Nokia's Lumia range of devices continued to show a growth trajectory and garnered close to 5% market share. In the mobile phone market in India, Nokia is on the second spot, close on the heels of market leader – Samsung. This latest data coincides with the continued strong growth in...

Conference on the go as the official WebEx app finally arrives on Windows Phone

Conference on the go as the official WebEx app finally arrives on Windows Phone

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After a long wait, the Cisco WebEx Meetings app has finally arrived on Windows Phone. The app has been available on iOS and Android since a while and allows you to join any web conference right from your phone or tablet. Cisco WebEx Meetings for Windows Phone 8 delivers powerful mobile web and audio conferencing on either Wi-Fi or 3G/4G. You can join a meeting via Cisco WebEx meeting...

New Nokia Lumia 2520 ad teases the iPad Air on lack of keyboard, battery

New Nokia Lumia 2520 ad teases the iPad Air on lack of keyboard, battery

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‘Did I buy the wrong tablet?’ asks an iPad Air user after he discovers Nokia Lumia 2520 in the new video posted on Nokia’s official YouTube channel. The video features a young guy who’s just got a ‘new, slim, and sleek’ tablet for productivity on the go, and flaunts it around amongst his friends including one pretty girl. He soon discovers though, that he frequently has to go to his...

Vserv.mobi launches advertising SDK for Windows Phone; announces $100,000 challenge on DVLUP

Vserv.mobi launches advertising SDK for Windows Phone; announces $100,000 challenge on DVLUP

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Vserv.mobi, the mobile advertising company focused on emerging markets, has announced its Windows Phone 8 SDK to enable advertising based monetization for Windows Phone developers. The service includes a downloadable SDK that allows developers and multi-app publishers to integrate over 10 mobile ad formats. It also enables premium full screen launch, exit ads, global hybrid mediation,...