Nokia was testing Lumia smartphones running Google's Android mobile operating system "well before" discussions that led to Microsoft agreeing to purchase the company's struggling mobile phones business for $7.2 billion, The New York Times reports.
Nokia promised its newest Windows Phone 8 operating system update will reach all Lumia smartphones by the end of this month.
Nokia released an updated version of its Music streaming service for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding concert notifications and new release alerts.
Nokia is rolling out a Windows Phone 8 operating system update that extends camera features introduced this spring in its Lumia 925 smartphone to other devices within the Lumia portfolio.
Nokia released a new app for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system that allows users to upload videos directly to Google's YouTube. While the actual app is a relatively minor item in the overall mobile marketplace, it serves to highlight the increasingly complex web of alliances and rivalries that has grown out of the intense competition in the mobile industry among the world's largest technology companies.
Nokia's disappointing second-quarter financial results indicate that consumers are "content" with a mobile ecosystem dominated by Google's Android and Apple's iOS, according to an investor note released by Needham & Company Analyst Charlie Wolf.
Nokia Chief Executive Officer Stephen Elop threw an iPhone across a TV studio during a recent interview with a Finnish journalist, a move that could symbolize its decision to tether its fortunes to the Windows Phone operating system.
Nokia released an updated version of its Cinemagraph GIF-making application optimized for Lumia smartphones running Microsoft's legacy Windows Phone 7.5.
Nokia is expanding its new Lumia-exclusive streaming music service to the U.S. market less than a month after launching the effort overseas.
Nokia is releasing a new software update optimized for its Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones, first rolling out via AT&T Mobility in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada.