THE NEWS WRAP: Leaked document shows Microsoft plans to drop Nokia branding

9:22AM | Thursday, 11 September 2014 |  Microsoft is set to replace the Nokia and Windows Phone brand names, with the tech giant reportedly opting to use the name Windows instead, according to a confidential internal document obtained by Geek On Gadgets.

Australian app development start-up off to Finland for Microsoft/Nokia AppCampus

9:00PM | Monday, 16 September 2013 |  I TabAlot, a software developing start-up, has touched down in Finland to begin training as one of the 19 young companies taking part in AppCampus, a Microsoft and Nokia start-up accelerator program.

Queensland start-up wins international funding for its app

6:49PM | Monday, 17 June 2013 |  A new social app created by Australian start-up Nubis has scored €6000 ($A8300) in funding from a global mobile acceleration program based in Finland and funded by Microsoft and Nokia.

Two-week old Aussie start-up wins 50,000 euros in seed funding

6:11PM | Friday, 14 June 2013 |  A two-week-old start-up has won €50,000 ($69,500) in seed funding from Nokia and Microsoft’s joint investment program, AppCampus.

Nokia rings in a new era with mobile technology

4:17PM | Tuesday, 3 April 2012 |  A new ringtone could make mobiles much more discreet, with the only sign someone is using their phone is that they’re scratching their arm.

Rental start-up Open Shed wins Nokia innovation competition

11:29PM | Tuesday, 29 November 2011 |  Open Shed, an online rental start-up, has emerged from a field of more than 100 budding entrepreneurs to win $10,000 and mentoring in Nokia’s In Hindsight competition.

Nokia teams up with Microsoft to challenge iPhone

10:52PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 |  Mobile phone giant Nokia has teamed up with Microsoft to launch its own smartphone, the Lumia 800, in an attempt to break the market dominance of the iPhone.

Nokia offers $10,000 prize to budding entrepreneurs

8:45PM | Thursday, 4 August 2011 |  Budding entrepreneurs have been urged to submit their ideas to a competition that offers $10,000 and mentorship from Jaimie Fuller, founder of sportswear clothing range Skins as a prize.

Top five developments from Mobile World Congress

2:00AM | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 |  Mobile technology providers have unveiled their latest and greatest gadgets at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

THE NEWS WRAP: Bank battle over mortgage exit fees could help SMEs

2:07AM | Monday, 14 February 2011 |  Mortgage exit fees are tipped to soon be a thing of the past, which is good news for small business borrowers.