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Ontario to adopt consumer cellphone protection plan
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Published Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012 11:02AM EDT
Last updated Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012 1:01PM EDT
Samsung seen taking cellphone crown from Nokia: poll
News from Reuters:
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ended Nokia Oyj’s 14-year leadership of the global cellphone market in the first quarter of the year, outselling the struggling Finnish handset maker for the first time ever, according to a Reuters poll of analysts.
The poll showed analysts on average expect Samsung to have sold 88 million cellphones in January through March, surpassing the 83 million which Nokia sold in the quarter.
Nokia had announced the sales total on Wednesday when it warned of losses from the phones business in the first and second quarter. Samsung is due to release quarterly numbers on April 27.
Nokia has struggled for several years in the smartphone race, but its dominance in the lower end of the market has allowed it to keep its rank as the world’s largest cellphone maker by volume.
The fall of the Finnish firm…………… continues on Reuters