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# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.
# Smartphones
Microsoft to buy Nokia phones division and patents for €5.4 billion
Nokia shares surged as it was announced Microsoft will acquire their smartphone division, as well as important patents.
How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access
Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Opera are among the companies who want to help bring two-thirds of the world who don’t have internet access online.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about exiting the bailout, the end of the Dáil term and Nelson Mandela’s birthday.
# nokia 3310
13 pieces of evidence that the Nokia 3310 is indestructible
It’s not afraid of Enda, Chuck Norris, the Sunday night fear…
# Call Me Maybe
Enda dropped his Nokia in the sink... we remember it here in pictures
Be strong little phone.
# Career Change
12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…
# Foxconn
Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant after 2,000-worker brawl
40 people were injured after a “personal dispute” among workers escalated into a larger dispute.
# Nokia
Shares in Nokia plunge as it apologises for fake ad
Finnish company apologises for fake ad in which conventional camera and not its new smartphone was used to film footage.
# Smartphone wars
Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market
An independent research group says Samsung’s range of phones – and the times it released them – helped it boost its lead.
# Job Losses
Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide
The struggling mobile phone company has also warned of a larger than expected loss for the second quarter of this year.
# Work
66 per cent of Irish commuters work overtime - impacting their personal lives, says survey
Mircosoft assembled to survey to highlight the role that cloud computing could play in helping people to enjoy the personal and professional benefits of a more flexible way of working.
# In Numbers
Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics
Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# remember them?
Uh-oh: Nokia posts €900m loss in just three months
The struggling mobile phone maker suffered one of its worst quarterly results ever in the first quarter of this year as sales plunged dramatically.
# Tatt's mine
Vibrating magnetic tattoo could ensure you never miss another phone call
Phonemaker Nokia has applied for a patent for “haptic feedback” tattoos – which would trigger a tingling sensation on the skin to alert a person to a call or text.
# Snap Happy
Nokia unveils new smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera
Yes, you read that right. (That’s five times the resolution of the latest iPhone.)
# Nokia
Nokia to end European phone assembly operation
Around 4,000 jobs are being lost in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as the mobile phone company shifts manufacturing operations into Asia.
# iPhone
Apple iPhone makes half of entire mobile industry's profits
The iPhone accounts for just four per cent of phone sales, but 52 per cent of the proceeds.
# Smartphones
Nokia unveils new smartphone in battle against iPhone and Android
The company is fighting to stop shedding market share to its rivals in the highly competitive smartphone market.
# Bye Bye
In photos: 8 brands you won't see after 2012
See which names made it into 24/7 Wall St’s list of brands it expects to disappear over the next 18 months.
# Patents
Apple to pay 'ongoing royalties' to end Nokia patent dispute
The Finnish mobile operator wins out in its dispute with Apple, after each side accused the other of patent infringement.
# Nokia
Nokia to cut 4,000 jobs from global workforce
Former mobile market leader says the push to reduce costs and compete with smartphone rivals will see thousands of staff cuts.
# Phone Wars
Nokia chief issues frank memo outlining company's plummeting performance
Stephen Elop says Nokia not fighting mobile war with “right weapons” and is losing ground to its competitors.
# Meow!
Nokia's below-the-belt attack on HTC at handset launch
Check out this ‘gift pack’ given to people attending Nokia World yesterday – including a ‘HTC’ (ham, tomato, cheese) sandwich.
# Nokia
Nokia unveils new handsets as smartphone war continues
The Finnish manufacturer ‘shifts into high gear’ to fight back against growing dominance from Apple and Blackberry.