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Nokia employees at the Dongguan factory in China go on strike over Microsoft deal (Updated)

Nokia employees at the Dongguan factory in China go on strike over Microsoft deal (Updated)

Kane Gao 165

Update: More info has come forward, reported below The Nokia and Microsoft deal is going well so far, with shareholders now also on board. However, it appears that not everyone approves the acquisition as some of Nokia's China workforce have gone on strike. According to reports, hundreds of workers at a Chinese Nokia factory located in Dongguan, Guangdong Province have on strike. As...

Nokia Lumia 1520 - Two more photos of the 6-inch device leak from China

Nokia Lumia 1520 - Two more photos of the 6-inch device leak from China

Daniel Rubino 189

It’s an early Sunday morning but leaks are leaks and they know no boundaries. Tonight (or this morning), two more photos of the Lumia 1520, Nokia’s 6-inch phablet device due in November, have come forward from China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center—basically their FCC. The photos themselves don’t reveal too much more on an initial pass, just what we already know: the...

Live in China? Alter your Lumia region settings to install more Windows Phone apps

Live in China? Alter your Lumia region settings to install more Windows Phone apps

Rich Edmonds 28

There's nothing worse than purchasing a Windows Phone, but not able to rock the night away with apps and games from the store. The unique market that is China has been an interesting addition to the ecosystem with Xbox Live, social networks and even store content being affected by tight restrictions (The Great Firewall). Luckily there's light at the end of the tunnel as LiveSino reports...

Nokia Lumia 925 pre-orders in China start June 17; get in early and grab some Superman gear

Nokia Lumia 925 pre-orders in China start June 17; get in early and grab some Superman gear

Rich Edmonds 15

Nokia has unveiled that pre-orders for the new Lumia 925 will kick off in China on June 17th, according to the official product page. Consumers will be able to pre-order the Windows Phone on JD.com. As previous rumours suggested, those who get in there first will also receive the limited edition Superman branded wireless charging pack, which includes the Superman Fatboy wireless...

Nokia shuts Shanghai flagship store, reports pointing to lack of consumer interest

Nokia shuts Shanghai flagship store, reports pointing to lack of consumer interest

Rich Edmonds 26

Nokia previously announced plans to shut down the flagship store in Shanghai China, but now the Finnish manufacturer has closed its doors and ceased to accept customers at its brick and mortar establishment. The flagship store in Shanghai is the latest in a series of shutdowns on Nokia's retail front. It wasn't a successful endeavour, according to TechinAsia. The website notes that the...