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What to think about Nokia after yesterday’s 16% stock price collapse

What to think about Nokia after yesterday’s 16% stock price collapse

Yesterday, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop took the stage to unveil two important new Lumia phones powered by Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8 OS.  Despite positive reviews of the hardware, the stock collapsed by 16%.   What does all this mean?  Why did the stock collapse and what does it mean for the future of Nokia and Windows Phone?  Is there a real message here, or is this simply panic and...

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Samsung and HTC changing strategies for Windows Phone. We look at who wins and who loses.

Samsung and HTC changing strategies for Windows Phone. We look at who wins and who loses.

Although Windows Phone 8 is not quite yet here, the ever-dynamic smartphone industry is once again churning and there are some big changes coming. Today we’ve seen two stories that will both have an impact on Windows Phone--one about Samsung, the other about HTC--and we’ll see what that will mean for consumers this fall.     Samsung says ba-bye to Bada First up is Samsung. As...

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Analysis - Nokia progressing through challenging transition with Windows Phone

Analysis - Nokia progressing through challenging transition with Windows Phone

Today Nokia revealed its interim financial results for Q2 2012.  Nothing too shocking, really.  Keep in mind that this is a company that was once the largest phone manufacturer in the world, driven by Symbian and feature phones. Nokia now has to find its place in the smartphone market, and this position will really depend upon the market success of Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform. ...

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Nokia’s price drop of the Lumia 900 was not a sign of weak sales, the media has it wrong

Nokia’s price drop of the Lumia 900 was not a sign of weak sales, the media has it wrong

Although we cheered at Nokia dropping the price of the AT&T Lumia 900 a few days ago, many detractors in the tech media looked for a negative angle to the story, resulting in some damning headlines this past week. What was the other tale they were spinning? That the Lumia 900 must not be doing well—after all, why would Nokia (and AT&T) cut the price “so soon” after launch?...

Daniel Rubino 83