Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK) News: NSN Tools, Windows 8 & Sailfish OS

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Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) launches its next flagship device, the Lumia 925 (USMarketBuzz)
On Tuesday at an event in London, Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) launched its latest Lumia phone, the 925 which is set to be the next flagship of the company. While there is nothing earth-shattering about the phone, it is a much improved version of the Lumia 920. For starters, the Lumia 925 it is much slimmer and lighter than its predecessor, and come with an all-metal body. According to reports the metal finish gives the phone a touch of class. The Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s Lumia 925 comes with a 4.5-inch OLED PureMotion HD+ (same as Nokia Lumia 920). The screen is an AMOLED screen and comes with Gorilla Glass 2.

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s NSN Unveils New tools to Reduce Video Stalling by 90% (PRCarbon)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s Nokia Siemens Networks unveiled newest tools to enhance the performance of mobile video performance. The new tools come out of Liquid Broadband, a portfolio of network performance technologies that NSN had announced in February at Mobile World Congress. This specific lineup includes, Liquid Applications for boosting app performance including other tools. This will make company’s network platform now accessible to video delivery to a variety of devices and with established network conditions.

Nokia to unveil Windows 8 operating system (ChinaDaily)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s Experience & Innovation Center in Beijing will unveil the Windows 8 operating system for the upgraded version of its Lumia 920 phone, according to an official from the Beijing Economic Technological Development Area (BDA). The center, located in the BDA, was set up in 2012 and serves as a global leading research and development hub to support Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s marketing strategy in China. There will be three release conferences every day from May 22 to 24 at the upcoming China Beijing International High-Tech Expo, which is set to open on May 22 and will last until May 26.

First Jolla Phone Unveiled With Sailfish OS (TechTree)
In 2011, Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) abandoned its Meego OS (N9’s operating system), in favour of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)‘s Windows Phone platform. In effect, those working on the Meego project had to leave the company. To encourage its ex-employees to set up their own businesses, the Finnish handset-maker came up with sponsored entrepreneurship program. Jolla (pronounced Yolla) is one such start-up funded by Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK). It mainly comprises of folks who designed the software as well as hardware of the Nokia N9. Of course they wanted to deliver a successor of the N9 and continue the development of Meego.