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Saunas and metal rockers: Finland to launch national emojis (access required)

HELSINKI — Finland is launching a series of ‘national emojis’ that include people sweating in saunas, classic Nokia phones and heavy metal head-bangers. Petra Theman from the Finnish Foreign Ministry says the emojis will be released as a way to ...

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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

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Verizon to sell Nokia phone

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless, the largest cellphone carrier in the U.S., says it will sell a Nokia phone for the first time in years, lending support to the embattled Finnish company’s turnaround effort. Verizon says it will sell the ...

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Tim Cook on Apple maps: ‘Extremely sorry’

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized Friday for the company’s error-ridden new mobile mapping service, pledging to improve the application installed on tens of millions of smartphones and, in an unusual mea culpa, inviting frustrated consumers to turn ...

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Tech titans face off in court over iPhone, iPad

SAN FRANCISCO — With billions of dollars and control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablets markets at stake, jury selection began Monday in a closely watched trial between two of the world’s leading tech companies over patents. Apple Inc. ...

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