Microsoft to lay off 18,000, most from new Nokia division

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella warned employees that the company had to change. Today the other shoe dropped. In a letter to staff Nadella said that it will shed about 18,000 jobs

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nokia, Juniper to offer automated cloud for telcos

Nokia Solutions and Networks and Juniper Networks are expanding their partnership to do more work on mobile broadband service creation through a fully automated telco cloud. The goal is to help mobile operators

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Microsoft to finally get hands on Nokia

A new era will dawn at Microsoft at the end of the week when the software giant becomes a smart phone maker. It's US$7 billion deal to buy the handset division of Nokia

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nokia unclear on when new handset coming to Canada

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smart phone, the 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Was Ballmer’s melt-down before board the last straw?

It's hard to be a leader. Staffers expect you to be a hot-cold person: Have passion about what you're doing, but at the same time keep your temper. So consider a BusinessWeek report

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

CES low key: What this means for tech in 2014

The rate of development for smartphones and tablets feels almost exponential. If it seemed like CES (Computer Electronics Show) 2014 was a non-event, it was. Sure, there were announcements for point and shoot

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Chris Lau

Gift Guide: Smart phones

Did you know that many people in Canada are still using feature phones? Yes, feature phones. There maybe someone in your life who hasn’t joined the smart phone revolution. Save them from their

Published on: December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Nokia, Apple report better smart phone sales

Nokia Corp. is starting to show some progress in its attempt to strengthen its hold as the world’s number three smart phone maker. The Finnish company said Tuesday that it sold 8.8 million

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Apple’s empire advances

Apple earned the title of being the most valuable brand in the world. Even after releasing two refreshed iPhone 5 models, the 5S and the 5C that were initially greeted by the financial

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Chris Lau