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What ‘Connecting People’ really means

By Microsoft Devices Team

At Nokia, “Connecting People” is more than a It’s a mission statement that has guided almost everything we’ve done for over 20 Much has changed in that The number of people with access to a mobile device has grown from… Read more

Stephen Elop at MWC
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Making sense of the next digital revolution

By Microsoft Devices Team

The story starts in Bangkok, where Stephen Elop enters a small retail booth just two weeks Inside, the walls are covered in strips of paper with long numbers on What’s going on here? The long numbers are telephone numbers, of… Read more

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Sunny outlook for portable power

By Microsoft Devices Team

It’s easy to take mobile phones for granted, but millions of people around the world don’t even have the luxury of mains electricity at With energy at a premium, a cross-disciplinary team at Nokia has developed a new pilot project:… Read more

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Nokia opens African innovation summit in Kenya

By Microsoft Devices Team

Today's Open Innovation Africa Summit (OIAS) in Kenya will drive forward development of the African innovation ecosystem, and result in at least ten viable projects, according to Nokia’s VP for Corporate Relations and Responsibility in the Middle East and Africa, Jussi… Read more

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Vote for ‘Mobile Idol’ Mary

By Microsoft Devices Team

 GLOBAL - We told you there was something about Mary… Conversations kicked-off the New Year by profiling Nokia’s Executive Vice President in charge of Mobile Phones, Mary And it seems we’re not alone in our VentureBeat has named her one of… Read more

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There’s something about Mary…

By Microsoft Devices Team

LONDON, United Kingdom - Mary McDowell has what might be quaintly called Midwestern That’s usually a mixture of what people like most about Americans, including friendliness, honesty, hard work - and not getting too big for your As Nokia’s Executive… Read more

Virtual City's John Waichobi at Nokia World 2011
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Building the Silicon Rift Valley

By Microsoft Devices Team

LONDON, United Kingdom - Last week saw the launch of the Nokia Asha range with better features and services for people in emerging Connecting the next billion in the world to mobile technology is about more than delivering new handsets,… Read more

Why Nokia Asha might be the bigger story
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The bigger story? Nokia Asha in context

By Microsoft Devices Team

LONDON, United Kingdom - Blink and you might miss what I felt was perhaps the biggest story of Nokia Don’t be tempted to write off the Series 40 Nokia Asha devices because of what they aren’ Look at them for what… Read more