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Rumor Claims Nokia is Looking to Sell Vertu

Vertu is one of the few Nokia successes

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Rumor Claims Nokia is Looking to Sell Vertu

Rumors 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.

 

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Michelle Obama to Deliver Keynote at Grammy Museum Luncheon

Source: Latino Review

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 Review  Full article at: Latino Review 14 hours ago, 2:05pm CDT
 


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Michelle Obama to Deliver Keynote at Grammy Museum Luncheon

Source: Variety

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   Full article at: Variety 14 hours ago, 2:03pm CDT
 

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Microsoft to invest on data and applied Science, software engineering

Source: BGR.in

Satya Nadella Named CEO of Microsoft
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   Full article at: BGR.in 1 day ago, 3:04am CDT
 

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What don't I understand about Xbox Music?

Source: BetaNews

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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   Full article at: BetaNews 1 day ago, 2:12pm CDT
 

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Game of Thrones Tops Emmy Nominations 2014

Source: I4U News

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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 News  Full article at: I4U News 1 day ago, 11:52am CDT
 

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Microsoft's CEO Just Sent Out A Giant Manifesto To Employees About The Future Of The Company (MSFT)

Source: Business Insider

Satya Nadella Named CEO of Microsoft
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   Full article at: Business Insider 1 day ago, 8:22am CDT
 

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2014 Emmy Awards: The Nominees Are …

Source: variety

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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 » ...
Source: variety   Full article at: variety 1 day ago, 7:45am CDT
 

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DragonWave Inc. Stock Surges After Earnings Beat

Source: bidness etc

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   Full article at: bidness etc 1 day ago, 7:26am CDT
 

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Windows Phone gets a proper video-editing app thanks to Microsoft

Source: Stuff.tv

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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   Full article at: Stuff.tv 2 days ago, 12:18am CDT
 

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Union Budget 2014: Mobile phone prices could increase?

Source: BGR.in

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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   Full article at: BGR.in 2 days ago, 11:40pm CDT
 

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