Rajeev Suri appointed as the new CEO of Nokia

Rajeev Suri appointed as the new CEO of Nokia

Nokia has a new CEO, and it’s the former networking head Rajeev Suri. “As Nokia opens this new chapter, the Nokia Board and I are confident that Rajeev is the right person to lead the company forward,” said Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of the Nokia Board of Directors. “He has a proven ability to create strategic…

Intel losing billions on tablet and smartphone chips

Intel losing billions on tablet and smartphone chips

Intel is still having hard time competing in the mobile chip business, which is still dominated by Qualcomm and few smaller rivals like MediaTek, NVidia, Allrunner, RockChip and others. In addition, we also have an increasing number of handset makers relying on their own solutions, including Apple, Samsung and Huawei, with ZTE and LG looking…

Amazon acquires comiXology!

Amazon acquires comiXology!

Amazon is acquiring digital comics platform comiXology. No numbers have been mentioned in the press release, but chances are the retail giant / infrastructure provider had to pay a hefty premium for the service that has been operating for so long. ComiXology’s mission is to spread the love of comics and graphic novels in all…

Apple acquires Novauris to make Siri better understand what you’re saying

Apple acquires Novauris to make Siri better understand what you're saying

Apple keeps acquiring companies left and right to make its products better. Their latest target is speech recognition technology company called Novauris. As that’s usually the case with Apple’s acquisitions, terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s only obvious that Cupertino boys want to use Novauris’ technology to “help” Siri better understand what…

Lenovo acquires patents from NEC

Lenovo acquires patents from NEC

At one point we thought that Lenovo could acquire NEC. Apparently, the Chinese firm isn’t looking for the Japanese company’s handset portfolio, but its patents. We’ve no information how much Lenovo paid for the privilege, but we do know they got NEC’s 3,800+ patent families filed in numerous countries around the world. The portfolio includes…

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