Check out the latest mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/26 including: Dell's plans for working remotely, Nokia and SK Telecom's joint project, the state of affair concerning mobile commerce in Italy, SAP's place in the mobile enterprise app development platform market and the jump of rear-seat entertainment products due to Wi-Fi hot spots in vehicles.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/12 including: the increase of enterprise-relevant apps in app stores, Apple's Maps victory over Google, a second chance for Nokia by way of HERE, the real truth behind Heins resignation at BlackBerry and the area of the world most economically affected by mobile industry.
Quick take on Monday, 11/4 news including: Samsung and Nokia team up, how Baby Boomers handle online and device security, telework policies down under, ABI's prediction of small cells and a SpiderCloud launch.
Nokia is revamping offline mapping across its HERE real-time location services platform, introducing incremental updates designed to reduce data consumption.
Latin America and the emerging Asia-Pacific region are forecast by Analysys Mason to zoom past the United States and Western Europe in high-speed 4G LTE deployments.
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.
Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business was almost undone by a glass coffee table. That's right, a coffee table.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said this week that it is reviewing a decision by an administrative law judge, who found that Nokia, Huawei and ZTE had not infringed InterDigital's 3G wireless patents.
Microsoft's purchase of Nokia is doing nothing to pull in app developers, at least in the short term. Developers have expressed little enthusiasm for Windows Phone, and unless Microsoft dramatically boosts device sales, that isn't changing anytime soon.
Time will tell whether Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia will be judged to be the bold move that turns Redmond's fortunes in the enterprise mobility space around, or whether it proves to be yet another misstep in Microsoft's dismal mobile record.