Ericsson AB and Nokia Siemens Networks urged the European Union to back off from its threat of imposing tariffs on Chinese-made mobile-telecommunications equipment, throwing support behind some of their biggest rivals in the region.
Apple Inc. is missing out on a chance to court as many as 2.8 billion new smartphone customers, many of them in Asia, as wireless-service providers balk at conditions imposed by the iPhone maker and drag their heels in signing on as partners.
Samsung Electronics Co. captured a third of the global smartphone market in the first quarter as growth for Apple Inc.’s iPhone dropped to its slowest pace ever, according to data released by Strategy Analytics.
Nokia Growth Partners, the venture- capital arm of Nokia Oyj, plans to invest in California startup Pelican Imaging as the phonemaker seeks to win back customers from Apple Inc. and Android devices with cameras that give greater depth and ease of splicing together images.
As Nokia Oyj struggles to catch Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. in the market for smartphones costing $500 or more, it’s counting on a bare-bones handset that sells for just $20 to give it an edge.
Samsung Electronics Co. began selling the Galaxy S4 smartphone today, releasing its new flagship model in the company’s home market of South Korea before a global rollout to challenge Apple Inc.’s iPhone.
Google Inc. offered to change the way it operates its search page by “clearly” distinguishing its own search services from those of rivals for five years in a bid to settle an antitrust investigation by the European Union.
Apple Inc. averted an order that could have hindered imports of the iPhone 4 into the U.S. after persuading a U.S. trade agency to invalidate a patent owned by Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility unit over a phone sensor,