Nokia is a communications and information technology corporation.Its Nokia Networks subsidiary provides telecommunications network equipment and services. As of 2013, Nokia employed 90,000 people across 120 countries, conducts sales in more than 150 countries and reported annual revenues of around €12.7 billion. In September 2013, Nokia sold what was once the world’s largest vendor of mobile phones to Microsoft as part of an overall deal totaling €5.44 billion (US$7.17 billion). Stephen Elop, Nokia’s former CEO, and several other executives joined the new Microsoft Mobile subsidiary of Microsoft as part of the deal, which closed on 25 April 2014.


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The ripples are spreading from Satya Nadella’s recent email describing plans to eliminate 7,800 jobs, especially focused on Windows Phone hardware (see Microsoft plans more layoffs). This specifically means cuts of up to 2,300… Read more »

Satya Nadella continues to reconfigure the new Microsoft, and specifically to root out the Nokia acquisition and other legacies left behind by former CEO, Steve Ballmer. The newest round of layoffs… Read more »

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