Technology news from Nokia includes approval of sale to Microsoft

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The shareholders have now given the nod to selling the company’s mobile division. Nokia, the Finnish telecom company, announced this week that their shareholders have given the approval for selling the mobile phone division of the company to Microsoft for $7.35 billion. This will considerably change the nature of Nokia’s business, as it will be losing its device manufacturing side. The sale will mean that Nokia will be transforming itself into a telecom services and equipment company. They revealed their technology news that the approval was nearly unanimous, with 99.7…

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Technology news from BlackBerry includes dead deal and removed CEO

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As the Fairfax deal ends and Heins heads out, an investment is now on the table. BlackBerry Ltd. is making top technology news as it is now abandoning its previous strategy to seek out a buyer and has now chosen to raise $1 billion in new funds, while it replaces some of its directors, as well as its CEO. The company had previously received a letter of intent from Fairfax Financial Holdings, Ltd. for purchase. That technology news was made very shortly after BlackBerry had released its most recent figures…

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Technology news from BlackBerry shows $4.7 billion buyout

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Shares for the freefalling smartphone manufacturer ground to a halt as a takeover deal was inked. The downward spiral of BlackBerry stocks screeched to a stop, yesterday, as the company made technology news by inking a takeover deal that would pay US$9 per share. The deal was struck for BlackBerry to sell itself to a consortium that is led by its largest shareholder. This technology news means that the Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.-led consortium will become the new owners of the dramatically failing company. Within that deal, the dramatically battered…

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Technology news announce the launch of a new “youthful” BlackBerry

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The latest smartphone has now been released by the manufacturer in selected markets but not the U.S. BlackBerry has just announced its latest technology news, which includes the release of a new “youthful” smartphone within selected markets in order to test it. However, this device will not be available to consumers in the United States, at least not right away. Not long after the latest massive smartphone releases that made technology news headlines from BlackBerry, it has just announced that it is now releasing the BlackBerry Q5 into certain marketplaces.…

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Technology news rumors circulating wildly about Amazon Phone

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Experts in the industry have been presenting their projections regarding a smartphone from the company. The latest technology news reports from mobile industry experts are increasingly suggesting that Amazon will soon be releasing smartphone options for its consumers in addition to its already successful ebook readers and tablets. In fact, many rumors are starting to say that there will actually be two different smartphones available. The belief is that one of the Amazon smartphones that will soon be making technology news will have a 3D screen and will have a…

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Technology news shakes up with Bill Gates statement against iPads

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The creator of Microsoft has created quite a stir with his declaration that consumers are frustrated with the Apple product. According to one of the latest technology news statements made by Bill Gates, consumers are reaching the point that they are becoming quite frustrated with the iPad tablet device from Apple. Gates feels that there are many important functionalities that are lacking in the tablet. The creator of Microsoft, software pioneer and billionaire philanthropist said that the reason that tablet users are starting to lose their patience with the iPad…

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Technology news rumors suggest the next iPhone will be out in June

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The latest consensus appears to be that the Apple 5S model will be unveiled on June 20. Though, as per Apple’s typical style, the actual unveiling date of its next smartphone has not been revealed, the most recent predictions being made by experts and bloggers in the industry show that the iPhone 5S will be debuted on June 20. This will also mean that the shipping of the device is likely to start at the beginning of July. This technology news prediction aligns itself very well with the typical launches…

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Tokyo Shoseki launches line of augmented reality textbooks for New Horizon brand

Augmented reality education   Japanese publishing firm Tokyo Shoseki is taking a bold approach to education with a new line of augmented reality textbooks. The books are part of the company’s English course called New Horizon. The series is meant to help adults study the English language and the company believes that augmented reality will make the process more intuitive and effective. There has been some experimentation with the use of mobile technology in Japan, such as using iPads in classrooms, but Tokyo Shoseki believes that a simple smart phone…

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Google shows off Project Glass – augmented reality glasses for a new generation

Future of augmented reality right in front of your face!   Technology giant Google has been working on a pair of augmented reality eyeglasses recently. The company was initially shy about sharing information on the projects, but has been more forthcoming in the past few weeks. The world of augmented reality is growing more popular, especially with tech-savvy consumers who are looking forward to the future. This growing popularity has spurred companies like Google to develop new augmented reality systems. Google has focused its work on a head-mounted device that…

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Google files for patent for mobile ad sensitive to light, sound, and temperature

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Google has been making several moves to prepare for the predicted spike in mobile marketing this year and to continue to deliver highly effective mobile advertising options, such as its recent patenting of mobile ads that are temperature, noise, and light sensitive. This effort has been made to help Google to better deliver its ads based on the specific environment of a smartphone user, when combined with his or her behavioral profile. Its filing was granted through US patent 8,138,930 and allows a mobile device such as a smartphone to…

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