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  • Caterham sign Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson 21-01-2014 07:20 PM

    Formula One tail-enders Caterham rang the changes by announcing the return of popular Japanese racer Kamui Kobayashi and arrival of Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson in an all-new 2014 driver line-up on Tuesday. The long-awaited announcement completes the 22-man grid for the season starting in Australia in March and marks a...
  • Microsoft considers Ericsson CEO for top job: Reports 16-01-2014 07:20 PM

    Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources briefed on the software giant's executive search. The dynamic 48-year-old Swede fits the bill as a media-savvy technology fanatic, but his emergence as a leading candidate for the...
  • Microsoft considering Ericsson CEO as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer: Report 16-01-2014 10:50 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson AB Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg cited sources briefed on the software giant's executive search as saying on Wednesday. Bloomberg did not report on whether the company has reached out to Vestberg, who as...
  • Micromax vs Ericsson: Competition Commission of India to investigate 29-11-2013 01:11 PM

    Stockholm: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is to investigate Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson in regard to a dispute over charges levied on Indian group Micromax for the use of Ericsson's patents. Ericsson had sued Micromax in March 2013 for patent infringement and the Indian company responded by filing...
  • Over half of mobile phones sold in the last quarter are smartphones 11-11-2013 06:21 PM

    New Delhi: Smartphone uptake continued its strong momentum and accounted for around 55 per cent of all mobile phones sold in July-September period, says a report by Ericsson. "Throughout the world there is continued momentum for smartphone uptake. These devices accounted for around 55 per cent of all mobile phones...
  • Google, Samsung, HTC, Huawei sued over Nortel patents 02-11-2013 01:02 PM

    San Francisco: The group that owns thousands of former Nortel patents filed a barrage of patent lawsuits on Thursday against cell phone manufacturers including Google, the company it outbid in the Nortel bankruptcy auction. Rockstar, the consortium that bought the Nortel patents for $4.5 billion, sued Samsung Electronics, HTC, Huawei...
  • Ericsson to buy Microsoft's TV software unit 09-04-2013 08:47 AM

    New York: Ericsson, the Swedish maker of telecommunications equipment, has agreed to buy Microsoft's Mediaroom business, which makes the software that powers AT&T's U-Verse TV service, the companies said Monday. Neither company said how much Ericsson is paying. Mediaroom gives phone companies a way to provide cable-like TV services over...
  • Tata Sky, Ericsson partner to offer catch-up TV 05-12-2011 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: Sweden's telecom and media equipment maker Ericsson today said it has supplied Tata Sky with an advanced TV system, which will help viewers watch on-demand and catch-up TV. The deployment is one of the first in the world to be based on Ericsson's Media Delivery Network (MDN), a...
  • Bharti Airtel inks contract with Ericsson 28-11-2011 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom equipment-maker Ericsson today said it has signed a five-year deal to provide managed services for Bharti Airtel's India operations for an undisclosed amount. Under the five-year, multi-vendor, multi-technology managed services agreement, Ericsson will operate, maintain and provide services across 15 of Bharti Airtel's networks in India, Ericsson...
  • Tech Toyz: BlackBerry Messenger's drawbacks 05-11-2011 05:08 PM

    On this episode we talk about BlackBerry Messenger, Macbook Air, Acer Aspire S3, Sony Ericsson Neo and much more. ...
  • Sony buys full control of Sony Ericsson 27-10-2011 01:38 PM

    Stockholm: Sony Corp is to buy full control of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone venture from Ericsson, both partners said on Thursday, as it seeks to catch up smartphone rivals such as Apple Inc while boosting its consumer products range. Ericsson is to receive 1.05 billion euros($1.45 billion) in cash...
  • Sony Ericsson shifts to phones amid Sony buyout talk 15-10-2011 08:42 AM

    Stockholm: Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson will focus entirely on the booming smartphone market, going head to head with rivals like Apple and underlining the importance of a tie-up with Sony amid reports the electronics giant is preparing a buyout. The company said on Friday it would shift all its...
  • Sony in talks to buy Ericsson out of phone JV 07-10-2011 09:52 AM

    Tokyo: Sony Corp is in talks to buy Telefon AB LM Ericsson out of their 50:50 joint venture, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday. Another source had told Reuters in July that talks about a takeover were under way ahead of the end of...
  • Sony Ericsson to bring 'lode runner' on Xperia Play 18-09-2011 01:10 PM

    Tokyo: Adding to its portfolio of partnerships for flagship gaming smartphone Xperia PLAY, Sony Ericsson has announced a new relationship with Tozai Games. The partnership will bring the console hit and gaming franchise "Lode Runner" to Android for the first time. From November 2011, the game will be available on...
  • Nokia, Sony counter WHO report on cell phones 01-06-2011 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: Mobile phone manufacturers have countered WHO's report on cellphones possibly causing cancer. A statement issued by Nokia says said, "It is important to note that IARC has not classified RF fields as definitely nor even probably carcinogenic to humans. IARC has only concluded that, based on limited evidence,...
  • Sony Ericsson needs Sony firepower in Android war 25-05-2011 09:33 AM

    Stockholm: Japan's Sony needs to assert control over Sony Ericsson if the handset joint venture is to recoup market share and relevance in the cut-throat world of mobile devices. Last year the 10-year-old venture set itself the ambitious target of capturing the market for Google's Android platform, the world's most...
  • PlayStation phone not hit by data breach 06-05-2011 07:19 AM

    Helsinki: The first PlayStation phone, Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play, is not affected by the massive data breach of PlayStation user accounts, the phone maker said on Thursday. Late in April Sony Corp warned that hackers had stolen names, addresses and possibly credit card details from almost 80 million users of...
  • Djokovic beats Nadal to win Sony Ericsson Open 04-04-2011 10:10 AM

    Florida: Novak Djokovic won his fourth consecutive tournament Sunday, beating top-ranked Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in a gruelling final at the Sony Ericsson Open. Djokovic has won 26 consecutive matches since December, and his record of 24-0 in 2011 is the best to begin a year since Ivan...
  • Azarenka wins Sony Ericsson Open 03-04-2011 04:57 PM

    Miami: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated an error-plagued Russian Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-4 on Saturday to win the Sony Ericsson Open for the second time in three years. Azarenka's victory, her sixth career title, will lift her to sixth in the world rankings next week - equalling her career best...
  • Paes-Bhupathi win Miami title, clinch top spot 03-04-2011 12:54 PM

    Miami: Adding to the joy of India's cricket World Cup triumph, veteran tennis players Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi won their second title of the season by clinching the Sony Ericsson Open here to become number one in the ATP World Tour Doubles Team Rankings. Third seeded Bhupathi and Paes...
  • Nadal crushes Federer to enter Miami final 02-04-2011 08:36 AM

    Miami: World number one Rafael Nadal produced some outstanding tennis to crush long standing rival Roger Federer 6-3 6-2 on Friday and reach the final of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. Nadal, who now has a 15-8 record in meetings between the two, dominated from the outset and was...
  • Paes, Bhupathi storm into Miami finals 01-04-2011 10:11 AM

    Miami: The wheel seems to have turned full circle for Indian tennis veterans Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. After playing against each other in the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open doubles final, Paes and Bhupathi are again at the same stage this year but will be paired together as they take...
  • Djokovic advances to Sony Ericsson semis 31-03-2011 11:58 PM

    Key Biscayne: Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 24 consecutive matches by beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open on Wednesday. Djokovic, the No. 2 seed, erased all five break points he faced in the match. His opponent in the semifinals will be...
  • Lee-Hesh in quarters of Miami Masters 30-03-2011 08:49 PM

    Miami: Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi edged past Spanish pair of Marc Lopez and David Marrero in straight sets to advance to the quarter-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open here. The Indian Express defeated their unseeded rivals 7-6 (5) 6-4 in the second round of the ATP Masters...