Nokia’s EVP of Mobile Phones, Mary McDowell, spoke at MWC 2011about her role to drive the strategy put in place to get the ‘Next Billion’ connected. The aim is to make mobile phones and Internet services affordable and accessible to more people across the globe, especially to growing economies. Check out the interview after the break.
Mar 11 2011
Mar 10 2011
Nokia has announced that Sebastian Nystrom will succeed Alberto Torres as new Head of the Meego team at Nokia. Alberto left the company when Nokia announced the partnership with Microsoft at MWC in February and so Sebastian has now been appointed to take over. Nokia has also announced that a Meego Developer Edition will become available for the Nokia N900. More details after the break.
Mar 08 2011
Bloomberg has today revealed that two people with knowledge of the terms regarding the Nokia/Microsoft Partnership announced in Mobile World Congress 2011 earlier last month, have stated that Microsoft will pay Nokia around $1 billion to promote and develop Windows Phone-based handsets as part of their smartphone software agreement. Hit the jump to find out more.
Feb 28 2011
Check out these video’s after the break from Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona where first, Microsoft’s Matt Bencke, General Manager for Windows Phone and Marketplace, talks about the nature and opportunities in developing for the Nokia/Microsoft ecosystem. This is followed by the reaction of developers, who weigh in on the planned partnership giving their honest opinions, and explain what exactly the news means for them, and how it will effect their immediate and long term future.