Nokia’s design team transfers to Microsoft as part of £4.6bn buyout

Nokia’s design team transfers to Microsoft as part of £4.6bn buyout

Microsoft has bought Nokia’s Devices & Services business in a deal worth £4.6 billion. The move sees Microsoft acquire Nokia’s mobile phone and smartphone businesses as well as its internal design team, which has worked on products including the Nokia Lumia smartphone range. Around 32 000 Nokia staff will transfer to Microsoft. Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s […]

Microsoft buys Nokia’s handset business for £4.6bn

Microsoft buys Nokia’s handset business for £4.6bn

Microsoft and Nokia have confirmed plans are well advanced for a $7.1bn purchase of Nokia’s phone division by the software giant. The deal will see Nokia’s entire devices & services business; including design, manufacturing, sales and support, transfer to Microsoft, including all 32,000 staff. This would leave the Finnish business survive as a manufacturer of […]

Audi’s New Augmented-Reality App Is A High-Tech, Know-It-All Car Manual

To help its customers know its vehicles better, German carmaker Audi has created an innovative, augmented-reality app—named “eKurzinfo”—that uses the iPhone camera to identify the many functions of the car. Loaded with information of more than 300 elements in the car, the app serves as a high-tech, interactive alternative to the traditional, complex car manual. […]

Mastercard ushers in digital wallet service to UK

Mastercard ushers in digital wallet service to UK

Mastercard has announced the UK rollout of its digital wallet service dubbed MasterPass, with retailers including Argos, Boots, House of Fraser and The Hut Group, as well as credit card provider MBNA, confirmed as launch partners. MasterPass lets users upload their payment and loyalty card details to a compatible digital wallet, which can be used […]

Saatchi New York unveil ‘Getaway’ for Lenovo

As part of “For Those Who Do” campaign, the “Getaway” film involves the consumer in a story centered around the versatility of the new Lenovo Yoga 11S, in the way only Lenovo can. It’s dark and slightly subversive.  Stylish without being too sleek.  And, best of all, it showcases our single product’s four incredible modes, […]

Hyper Island introduces The Create for Change Conference

Hyper Island has announced that they will head up a new kind of conference, The Create for Change Conference (CCC), taking place in October this year. The Create for Change Conference will bring future-oriented individuals and companies and thought leaders together for two days, where they will take part in workshops, open-format and speaker sessions […]

Burberry partners with Google on digital kisses campaign

Burberry has partnered with Google to launch a social campaign that allows users to send their real kisses around the world. The ‘Burberry Kisses’ campaign debuted in June. It is part of Google’s Art, Copy & Code initiative, which aims to humanise technology through emotive digital experiences. The experience is hosted on a dedicated platform […]