Nokia Canada

Nokia Canada

Nokia Canada has operated since the 1970s. During this time, Nokia has transformed itself from an industrial conglomerate to a focussed telecommunications company. Due to its cutting-edge technology and successful marketing, Nokia has risen to become a leading player in the global telecommunications industry.

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News on Nokia Canada

Wind Mobile, Nokia Networks Commit to Better Experience for Canadian Customers
Nokia Networks will work with Wind Mobile as its network infrastructure provider and innovation partner to bring LTE network technology to Wind customers. Nokia Networks says it... more
Nokia Launches Lumia 1020 and 625 in Canada
Nokia today launched the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Nokia Lumia 625 in Canada. The 1020 is Nokia's photographer-friendly smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera, compared to other high-end... more
Microsoft to Acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services Business for $7.2 Billion
Microsoft and Nokia announced yesterday that they have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business,... more
Nokia Unveils Smartphone with 41-Megapixel Camera
Nokia this morning unveiled a smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera. The camera boasts more than five times the megapixels of the iPhone 5, and more than three times the megapixels of the... more
Nokia Downsizing in Vancouver Sparks City’s Startup Ecosystem
News of company downsizing tends to be upsetting, filling former employees with distraught. But that was not the case for the talented group Nokia dismissed during various rounds of cutbacks... more
Win a Superman-themed Nokia Lumia 920 and Wireless Charging Pillow [Closed]
This contest is now closed. The winner is: Monti Samuel.   Techvibes is giving away a red Nokia Lumia 920 plus Superman-themed accessories courtesy of Nokia. The giveaway bundle... more
Nokia Music Launches in Canada
Nokia this week launched Nokia Music in Canada, its free music streaming service. Nokia Music is a service exclusive to Nokia Lumia smartphones, providing consumers with a "simple and delightful... more
Nokia Sold 6.6 Million Smartphones in Fourth Quarter, 67% of Which Were Windows Phones
Nokia shares surged 19% in trading today following a better than expected fourth quarter. The company shipped 6.6 million smartphones, 67% of which were Windows Phone devices such as the Lumia... more
RIM and Nokia Settle Dispute; BlackBerry Maker Will Have to Pay Up
Perhaps it's the spread of holiday cheer, but Research In Motion and Nokia have finally agreed to settle a dispute between the two smartphone competitors. The agreement will result in settlement... more
Hate Apple Maps? Try Nokia's Free New Alternative, 'Here Maps'
When Apple launched the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, the company dropped Google Maps for its own mapping solution. Media criticized it intensely for weeks. Do iPhone users hate Apple Maps? No, most don't.... more
BlackBerry Returns to Top Five Smartphone List – But Not Because of Success
Research In Motion has returned to IDC's list of top five global smartphone manufacturers, where it was once an immovable staple. Unfortunately for RIM, its return isn't due to growing shipments.... more
Nokia Lumia 920 Hits Canada in Time for the Holidays
Nokia and Rogers today announced that the Nokia Lumia 920 will be exclusively available to Rogers’ customers in November, adding its name to the global list of wireless operators selling the... more
Yahoo to Employees: No BlackBerrys Allowed Here!
The new chief executive officer of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, hates BlackBerrys. This story is typical of Research In Motion's recent misfortunes. During the week of Apple's mind-blowing iPhone... more
Nokia Takes Run at Apple, Samsung with New Windows 8 Phone
In what may be their last major shot at reclaiming a market lost to Apple, Samsung and Google, Nokia revealed its first smartphones to run the next version of Windows today in New York City.... more
And the winner of a special edition Dark Knight Nokia Lumia 900 is…
A befuddled Joker once pondered, "where does he get all those wonderful toys?" Well, now thanks to this awesome giveaway from Nokia a Techvibes reader can inspire the same sort of wonderment... more
Win a Special Edition The Dark Knight Rises Nokia Lumia 900
CLOSED. A befuddled Joker once pondered, "where does he get all those wonderful toys?" Well, now a Techvibes reader can inspire the same sort of wonderment amongst their friends when they win a... more
Nokia Laying Off 10,000 People, Including Hundreds of Canadians
Nokia announced this morning that it will axe a whopping 10,000 jobs by the end of 2013, including hundreds of Canadians' jobs in an office outside of Vancouver. “These planned reductions... more
Microsoft Windows Phone to Overtake Apple iPhone in Four Years: Report
A new report suggests that underdog Windows Phone is just four years from overtaking the iPhone as the second most popular mobile platform on Earth. Microsoft's platform currently holds 5% of the... more
Nokia Lumia and Microsoft’s Mango OS Could Surpass BlackBerry by Year End
Lloyed Lobo is right in saying that Nokia’s Lumia 900 is getting some pretty solid reviews. Pulled videos aside, Nokia’s goal is to be the premier provider of smartphones that run on... more
And the winner of a free Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone from Techvibes is...
Over the weekend, we hosted a giveaway. The prize? A shiny cyan Nokia Lumia 800, one of the premier new Windows phones, valued at more than $500. And after well over 300 entries, we're happy to... more
Win a Free Nokia Lumia 800 from Techvibes!
Techvibes is giving away a shiny new Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone! The Nokia Lumia 800 is one of the premier new Windows Mobile-powered smartphones. This powerful touchscreen device boasts a... more
After Horrible Year of Losses and Layoffs, Nokia to Release Mango Powered Lumia 710 via Rogers
Perhaps the stunning downfall of RIM, once the Canadian tech media's darling much like Nortel years earlier, shielded an even bigger disappointment known as Nokia in the latter half of 2011. ... more
Nokia Lumia 800 and Samsung Galaxy Note Coming Soon to Telus
The Lumia 800, one of the new smartphones collaborated on by Nokia and Microsoft, will be available exclusively from Telus. It is touted by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as “the first real Windows... more
And the WINNER of a Nokia X7 smartphone is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Nokia X7 from Nokia. The winner of this smartphone is… Dave Smalldon! Congratulations. Look out for an email from Techvibes in the... more
Win a Nokia X7 from Techvibes and Nokia
The 11th holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the Nokia X7 courtesy of Nokia. Designed to entertain, the X7 boasts a 4-inch Amoled  screen,... more
Random Hacks of Kindness “Hackathon” to be held in Toronto, Hamilton and Montreal
Random Hacks of Kindness is a global initiative that brings developers together to create technology solutions using open innovation to make the world a better place. It will be held from December... more
Nokia Lumina targets entry-level smartphone user, step up from trinket-like Android phones
Nokia, with the Windows Mango Lumina series set to be released into the Canadian market in early 2012 is targeting the mobile user that wants simplicity in their mobile experience. They say their... more
Twitter to Nokia: 'You Make Too Many Products'
Today Nokia announced two Windows Phone devices, the Lumia 710 and 800, as well as three versions of Asha, a budget device for developing markets. These 5 are, of course, in addition to Nokia's... more
Potential Rebound: Are investors rooting for underdogs RIM and Nokia?
Apple and Google appear to have the mobile phone market locked down, but not all investors have shunned the ailing decliners, RIM and Nokia. Both are big companies going through tough times—but... more
Polar Mobile to launch 300 apps for Nokia smartphones
Toronto's Polar Mobile announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Nokia to launch over 300 mobile apps for Nokia smartphones over the next 12 months. Polar Mobile will be... more
New speakers for GROW announced, including big names from HootSuite, Google, Facebook, and more
The roster of speakers for this year's second-annual GROW Conference in Vancouver is looking more and more impressive. Many interesting speakers were already lined up, from Beyond the Rack... more
Toronto's Polar Mobile seals major deal with Intel
On the heels of deals with tech titans like Microsoft and Research In Motion, Toronto's Polar Mobile has now struck up another one, this time with computer chip maker Intel. Intel developed Meego... more
Will Research in Motion, Nokia, or Apple outbid Google for Nortel's patent portfolio?
A new report claims that Waterloo's Research in Motion is pondering outbidding Google's $900-million offer for Nortel's stockpile of thousands of patents. Google bid on the patents because it's a... more
Digging graves: Nokia-Windows combo phone won't be out until 2012
Is Nokia digging its own grave even deeper? The embattled tech titan has stated its Nokia Windows phones will be on the market in 2012 - and not specifically when in that year, either, which... more
The Techvibes 2010 Advent Calendar: only two days left to win $8,000 in tech stuff!
As you're all well aware by now, we're giving away more than $8,000 in tech gadgets and accessories - from computers to tablets to smartphones - through our holiday themed giveaway... more
News in Short: Czech blocks Google from collecting Street View Data; Nokia revamps with new smartphones
Czech blocks Google from collecting Street View Data Street View data collectors encounter yet another obstacle as they attempt to photograph every road in the world. Czech data protection... more
News in Short: Mobile searching quadrupled in past year; Nokia's N8 plans to conquer Apple's iPhone
Mobile searching quadrupled in past year Mobile queries from fully featured mobile browsers have increased by a factor of four in the past year. This is the metric realized and revealed by Nick... more
Canadian to take the reigns as President & CEO of Nokia
Nokia announced today that as of September 21, Stephon Elop will take over as President and CEO. Mr. Elop is currently the head of Microsoft's business unit. Prior to that, the seasoned Canadian... more
#growconf | A timelined summary of 'Day 2: Inspire' at GROW 2010 (Part 4 of 4)
August 20, 2010. Day 2, Inspire: The GROW Conference will provide inspiration for turning today's entrepreneurs into tomorrow's leaders. Speakers include founders of... more
This month's Impact panel features Excellence in Product Innovation
Impact is a monthly speaker series featuring the winners and finalists from the 2009 Technology Impact Award (TIAs). Impact events are good opportunities to network. There is time before and after... more
Nokia wants your $1 Million Idea
Nokia’s Calling All Innovators competition is looking for the best big ideas for mobile applications from developers around the world. And this year they're willing to invest $1 Million in... more
Nokia Mobifest Toronto celebrates the Best in Mobile Films
On November 17, 2009 the Nokia Mobifest comes to the stage to present over 35 films and videos less than 90 seconds from nearly 20 different countries at the Revue Cinema at 7pm. This event will... more
Weekly Vancouver Game Industry News, July 17
Another late afternoon post... if the recession hadn't wrecked Beer Fridays for all the local studios, no one would be sober to read this. As always, if you have any Vancouver game industry news... more
Nokia's Vancouver game studio axed
Develop is reporting that Nokia has shut down its Vancouver-based game studio affecting some 100 jobs in the process. Nokia's N-Gage Design Studio in Vancouver had developed a significant number... more
MoMoVan summer BBQ hosted by Nokia
The joint Annual General Meetings of WINBC and Wavefront are taking place on June 22nd at Nokia’s offices in Burnaby and you're invited. The organizations are combining the AGMs with the end... more

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