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Nokia launches Lumia 625, 925 smartphones in India (The Times of India)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has launched its biggest-ever smartphone Lumia 625 as well as the new flagship handset Lumia 925 in India. Nokia, which is lagging behind rivals like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung in the smartphone market, has priced the Lumia 625 at Rs 19,999, while the Lumia 925 bears a price tag of Rs 33,499. The company also unveiled its Coloud range of headphones in the country, though it has not revealed pricing of the same yet.

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Nokia Announces Two New Feature Phones with Spill-proof Keyboard (India Times)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) might have lost out to Samsung in India and most other markets but the Finnish phone-maker isn’t giving up hope. While their Lumia series are definitely a hit, Nokia hasn’t given up on feature phones either. The Finnish phone-maker recently announced two budget feature-phones Nokia 106 and 107. Both Nokia 106 and 107 come with similar screens, design and specifications. Both the phones come with a 1.8-inches TFT colour display. In the looks department, Nokia 106 and 107 resemble each other and come in three colours: red, white and black. Nokia 106 and 107 are both dual-SIM phones.

Nokia Here collection vehicle v2.0 ride-along (video) (engadget)
What do the Lumia 920, Surface Pro, Velodyne LIDAR, NovAtel GPS and Jetta TDI wagon all have in common? They’re all essential parts of the next generation Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Here collection vehicle. When Here was announced last fall, we checked out v1.0 of the car which featured an elaborate but clunky set of sensors and cameras. That’s also when Nokia announced it was acquiring Earthmine, a Berkeley-based 3D-mapping company. Nine months later, we’re seeing the results of this collaboration with v2.0 of the collection vehicle. It’s a simpler and more advanced setup which provides much improved image quality. Nokia recently invited us to take ride in a next generation Here car — check out the gallery below then hit the break for our video and breakdown of the technology.

Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, Samsung Form, Aim To Connect The Two-Thirds Of The World’s Population Without Web Access (AllFacebook)
“To make the world more open and connected” has been the mission statement of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg from day one, but how can the social network and other companies and organizations be “open and connected” with the nearly two-thirds of the world’s population that still doesn’t have access to the Internet? Global partnership — formed by Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung — aims to answer that question.

Nokia Lumia 820 flying high with Delta Air Lines (Conversations By Nokia)
Delta Air Lines has announced that its more than 19,000 flight attendants are to begin using the Nokia Lumia 820 for on-board payments and to improve the experience for their customers. The Nokia Lumia 820 is a stylish and high-performance device, already renowned for its versatility. The Nokia Lumia range, powered by Windows Phone 8, offers business users a true Microsoft Outlook and Office experience as well as business class security and navigation. All this, combined with its sleek and compact design, means the Nokia Lumia 820 is just the ticket for its new sky-high duties with Delta.