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Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent Acquisition Prompts Worlwide Job Cuts

Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent Acquisition Prompts Worlwide Job Cuts

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Nokia Said 5G Network May Be Available Before 2020

5G has become the highly anticipated high speed data transfer to support Internet of Things. On Sunday, Nokia CEO said that some part of the fifth generation network could be available sooner.

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Ernst & Young

Global merger and acquisition deals are dominated by Internet of Things - EY

The latest review by EY reveals that as far as mergers and acquisitions are concerned, the 3rd Quarter of 2015 was dominated by deals involving the Internet of Things. Each of the deal averaging USD1.2 billion in value.

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Cisco Systems

Cisco And Ericsson Join Hands To Create Networks Of Future

Cisco and Ericsson on Monday reported a tremendous new partnership that they believe will bring in $1 billion for each company by 2018. Cisco is considered a pioneer in things that are associated to PC networking and is especially strong in selling its gear to market corporations and Government too.

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Nokia

Conditional approval for Nokia-Alcatel deal in China

The Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia's acquisition plan for French rival Alcatel-Lucent has received the conditional clearance from the Chinese government. The China's Ministry of Commerce has approved it with some conditions on the Euro15.6billion ($17.6bn) deal's antitrust process.

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Dieter Zetsche

Germany's luxury automakers buy Nokia's maps

Nokia bids goodbye to its digital maps business as it sells its HERE maps unit to German carmaker consortium among BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz's owner Daimler, to focus on making mobile-phone network equipment.

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Audi

German car manufacturers to buy Nokia HERE to create superior self-driving vehicles

German auto makers consortium composed of Audi, BMW, and Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is reportedly in the final stages of discussion to acquire Nokia HERE, the mobile company's map app, for roughly €2.5 billion or $2.7 billion.

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Nokia

Nokia denies return to phone manufacturing

Finland's Nokia denied reports in Chinese media that it planned to return to manufacturing phones. "Nokia notes recent news reports claiming the company communicated an intention to manufacture consumer handsets out of a R&D facility in China. These reports are false," Nokia said in a statement posted on its website.

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Nokia

Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent; France wary about jobs

Nokia Oyj (NOK1V.HE) is in talks to buy smaller telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent (ALUA.PA), a deal that would combine the industry's two weakest players but could pose challenges in cutting costs and overcoming political opposition.

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SIM cards

Mobile industry tiptoes towards 5G

Running short of dramatically new phone designs, leaders of the world's wireless industry agree their next big idea is 5G, shorthand for the fifth generation of networks they expect to have up and running by 2020.

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Nokia

Alcatel-Lucent shares jump 8 percent on Nokia merger report

Two of Europe's top three remaining telecommunications equipment companies, Nokia Networks (NOK1V.HE) and Alcatel-Lucent (ALUA.PA), have revived talks on a possible merger, Germany's Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources.

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VoltDB

US-based SQL database startup VoltDB raises $8M in Series B funding

Bedford, US-based SQL database startup VoltDB raised $8 million in a Series B funding round led by an unnamed investor from Silicon Valley to scale databases both up and out.

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Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent in talks to divest enterprise business- sources

Alcatel-Lucent is in talks with interested buyers, including Unify GmbH & Co. KG, for the sale of its enterprise business, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.

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Alcatel-Lucent

Madison Dearborn Partners leads in $200M purchase of LGS Innovations

Madison Dearborn Partners is leading a group that includes CoVant and an investor group run by Joseph M. Kampf that is buying LGS Innovations from Alcatel-Lucent for $200 million, The Washington Post reported.

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions

M/A-COM to acquire Mindspeed for UDS272 million

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings agreed to purchase communications chip maker Mindspeed Technologies Inc. for USD272 million.

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