Nokia is preparing a return to the smartphone market – and if it manages to pull it off  successfully, it will be a comeback of epic proportions. Photograph: Ugri Touko Tapani Hujanen/The New York Times

Just when you thought Nokia was out of the mobile game, it seems poised to make a return. After selling its mobile phone unit to Microsoft in 2013, th(...)

Nokia is hiring software experts, testing new products and seeking sales partners as it plots its return to the mobile phone and consumer tech arena i(...)

Germany’s three premium carmakers will hold equal stakes in Here. Photograph: Getty Images

German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes will pay around €2.5 billion to buy Nokia’s maps business, beating out high-tech rivals for location services (...)

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Microsoft reported its largest-ever quarterly net loss, hurt by a $7.5 billion writedown after the purchase of Nokia’s handset unit failed to rescue (...)

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Finnish minister Timo Soini: he is no friend of the euro zone’s crisis strategy, saying in April that Greek bailouts were a “pyramid scheme”

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Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft. The company is to cut almost 8,000 jobs

Microsoft plans to cut as many as 7,800 jobs and write down about $7.6 billion on its Nokia phone- handset unit, wiping out nearly all of the value(...)

 Mark Penn, a former Democratic campaign strategist now serving as chief strategy officer for Microsoft, is one of four executives leaving the software giant. He is leaving to work in the private equity field. (Photograph: Matthew Ryan Williams/The New York Times)

Stephen Elop, the former top boss at phone-maker Nokia, is one of four high-level executives leaving Microsoft Corp as the company sharpens its focus (...)

New prime minister Juha Sipilä has appointed his predecessor, Alexander Stubb (above), as finance minister. Photograph: Markku Ojala/EPA

Helsinki has grasped an Irish solution to Finland’s spiralling problems, unveiling plans to cut €6 billion from the budget in a bid to restore econo(...)