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Microsoft’s venture into the smartphone market has been a disaster. The Redmond, Washington-based company purchased Nokia’s Devices and Services Division last year, and earlier this month announced that it was taking a $7.6 billion write-down on the $7.2 billion purchase. The Nokia folly also resulted in Microsoft positing a $2.1 billion loss for fiscal Q4 2015. So how does Microsoft plan on reversing its fortunes in the cutthroat smartphone market that is dominated by Android in market share and iOS in profits? For CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s smartphone revamp will start at the top and trickle down. “We're going to have great flagship phones for Windows 10,” said Nadella during the company’s... Read more...
Mobile carriers worldwide will begin offering the LG G4 smartphone this week. The phone gives Android fans a competent, modestly-priced alternative to Samsung’s market-dominating Galaxy line. More than 180 carriers and retailers will be stocking G4s over the next several days. LG plans to start the rollout in Hong Kong and move to Russia, Singapore and Turkey before opening up Europe, North America and other regions. “The LG G4 is our most ambitious smartphone yet because it is unlike any other flagship mobile phone on the market today,” said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications in a statement. “Our vision is to create our own set of standards without worrying about... Read more...