are flying the Nokia is looking to sell its luxury handset subsidiary called Vertu. The tip comes from a source that claims to be close to the negotiations. It would be no surprise to see Nokia sell Vertu since the luxury handset maker has been surprisingly popular as Nokia has seen its stock plummet.
According to the source, the deal is stacking up to be worth about $265 million and the company named as the potential buyer is a private equity group called Permira. Vertu makes phones encrusted with jewels and precious metal that cost is much is $320,000 or more apiece.
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at a luncheon on July 16 at L.A. Live’s Club Nokia. The luncheon will honor educator Sunshine Cavalluzi and singer Janelle Monae with the Jane Ortner Education Award. “Just like this year’s honorees, First Lady Michelle Obama knows firsthand the p ... Source: Latino ReviewFull article at: Latino Review14 hours ago, 2:05pm CDT
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at a luncheon on July 16 at L.A. Live’s Club Nokia. The luncheon will honor educator Sunshine Cavalluzi and singer Janelle Monae with the Jane Ortner Education Award. “Just like this year’s honorees, First Lady Michelle Obama knows firsthand the po ... Source: Variety
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Honing on Microsoft’s strategy as a “devices and services” company, its India-born CEO Satya Nadella yesterday said the US-based software giant will invest in data and applied sciences as well as software engineering for the push as a “mobile-first, cloud-first” firm.
In a letter to employees of Microsoft, which completed the acquisition of Nokia’s handset business in April, Nadella said that “nothing is off the table” on the firm ... Source: BGR.in
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1 day ago, 3:04am CDT
Seventh in a series. I ask because the user experience can't be this bad. Can it?
My "Microsoft All-In" experiment continues, and on Day 10 I must finally gripe about Xbox Music, which experience on Windows Phone 8 is pretty good, while the desktop app really sucks. I've got Pass, which should be as much about music discovery as streaming. I see some of both, but nowhere as much as core competing services, on Nokia Lumia Icon, while Surface P ... Source: BetaNews
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1 day ago, 2:12pm CDT
Game of Thrones received most nominations at this year's Emmy Awards. 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented on August 25th at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Seth Meyers will hos ... Source: I4U NewsFull article at: I4U News1 day ago, 11:52am CDT
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just sent out this giant email to employees. We're digging through it now. From: Satya Nadella To: All EmployeesDate: July 10, 2014 at 6:00 a.m. PTSubject: Starting FY15 - Bold Ambition & Our Core Team, As we start FY15, I want to thank you for all of your contributions this past year. I'm proud of what we collectively achieved even as we drove significant changes in our business and organization. It's energ ... Source: Business Insider
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1 day ago, 8:22am CDT
The nominees for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced, with nods going to fan favorites like “Game of Thrones” and “Modern Family.” Nominees are listed below. The full list of nominees will be added soon. The Primetime Emmy Awards will be held August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles and will be broadcast... Read more »
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1 day ago, 7:45am CDT
DragonWave, Inc. (DRWI), a global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, saw its stock price rise 8.93% in after-market trading yesterday after it announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2015 (1QFY15).
The company reported a loss of $0.11 per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ expectations of $0.13 per share by 15.4%. The primary reasons cited for the earnings beat included higher-than-expected gross margins and ... Source: bidness etc
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1 day ago, 7:26am CDT
While Apple has its iMovie app for quick edits and plethora of third-party apps to choose from, Windows Phone still lags behind on the video app forefront. No more now thanks to a new Microsoft app named Video Tuner (slightly confusing name, though), a bunch of quick, simple edits can be done to make the most of Nokia Lumia cameras.
Still, some users might think Video Tuner is some sort of application to receive vi ... Source: Stuff.tv
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2 days ago, 12:18am CDT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for this year in about an hour from now, marking the first budget of the new NDA government. Jaitley is likely to announce tax incentives for the industry to boost demand and manufacturing in the country. The finance minister has already extended the excise duty reduction in consumer durables till December 31 from June 30.
However, what would be interesting to see is whe ... Source: BGR.in
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2 days ago, 11:40pm CDT
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Rap Genius Rebrands Itself To Genius
After weathering a couple of storms which included the inevitable firing of co-founder Mahbod Moghadam, Genius is rebranding itself to Genius.com - a simpler yet fitting name for its ambitious goal.