July 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Today, Microsoft announced plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, including 12,500 from the Nokia Devices and Services unit that the company recently acquired. That's around half the staff...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft is preparing for a new round of job cuts, including some of the company’s “areas of overlap” with Nokia. That’s according to a report on Bloomberg yesterday, which suggested...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Nokia’s mobile handset business is now part of Microsoft, after the latter company’s acquisition closed on Friday. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is transitioning to executive vice president of Microsoft’s...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft announced last year that it would buy Nokia’s devices and services division, but the deal hasn’t yet closed. Microsoft has provided an update on when that will happen though: “The...

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June 5th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Nokia still hasn’t published active user numbers for its MixRadio music service, but that hasn’t stopped the company from taking a public pop at Beats Music – and in the process, shedding...

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March 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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MixRadio has been an interesting turnaround for Nokia's digital music business. Where Comes With Music was widely hyped but underperformed in the market, MixRadio has been relatively under the radar for...

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February 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Nokia's MixRadio service has been a bright spot for the company over the past couple of years, in product terms at least – it's never released any figures on how popular it is.

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February 25th, 2014 by Music Ally

Nokia was also showing off its latest devices at the Mobile World Congress show yesterday, including its first ever Android smartphones.

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November 21st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Interesting times at Nokia, whose shareholders approved the imminent sale of its devices and services division to Microsoft earlier this week. The company's music team is pressing on with the development...

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