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    1. August 12, 2015

      Industrivärden appoints new CEO after corporate jet scandal

      The Swedish holding company at the heart of a corporate jet scandal named a private equity partner as its new chief...

    2. July 17, 2015

      Ericsson shares up as group beats sales expectations

      Shares in Ericsson closed more than 3 per cent up on Friday after the company beat sales forecasts, with investors...

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    1. June 11, 2015

      Battle over IP rights could hold back next-generation technology

      A bitter dispute over billions of dollars of compensation for intellectual property rights threatens to hold back the...

    2. June 3, 2015

      Smartphones poised for revolution in media access

      Most of the world will be using a smartphone to watch videos and access news in five years’ time and almost two in...

    3. May 8, 2015

      Ericsson sues Apple over patents in Germany, UK and Netherlands

      Ericsson has stepped up its legal pursuit of Apple in European courts, arguing that the US group should be forced to...

    4. May 5, 2015

      Lufthansa: senior discounts

      The big news in Lufthansa’s first-quarter results on Tuesday was not planes, but pensions: the German airline group’s...

    5. May 3, 2015

      Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia race to develop 5G mobile technology

      Evolution of the cellular network The gleaming metal and glass 5G laboratory being assembled on a campus at the...

    6. April 30, 2015

      Nokia: risks and rewards

      Higher risk is only exciting if it comes with the potential of a higher reward. Nokia, the telecoms equipment group,...

    7. April 27, 2015

      Sweden’s corporate jet scandal claims fresh victim

      Sweden’s corporate world was thrown into turmoil on Monday when the head of one of its most powerful business empires...

    8. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson: staying grounded

      The slick features on your smartphone are useless without the infrastructure that shoots data through the air. Network...

    9. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson shares fall following drop in first-quarter profits

      Shares in Ericsson fell sharply after the Swedish telecoms equipment maker revealed a drop in profits owing to a...

    10. April 14, 2015

      French government backs Nokia bid for Alcatel-Lucent

      France’s economy ministry has thrown its support behind Nokia’s proposed acquisition of Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent,...

    11. April 14, 2015

      Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent should heed the lesson of past mergers

      Rajeev Suri, the chief executive of Nokia, has long believed the telecoms equipment market would consolidate into three...

    12. April 14, 2015

      Nok-ing on Alcatel’s door

      In the comedy film Home Alone, a child is left behind when his family goes on holiday to Europe. Nokia, the Finnish...

    13. March 11, 2015

      Ericsson to cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden

      Ericsson will cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden as part of an attempt to slash SKr9bn in annual costs by 2017. The bulk of the...

    14. March 2, 2015

      Telcos seek to redefine role as digital competition intensifies

      Telecoms is fast becoming a dirty word for companies that want to become much more than providers of basic connections...

    15. February 5, 2015

      Indian court to investigate Xiaomi in Ericsson case

      An Indian court has launched an inquiry into allegations Xiaomi disobeyed an order restricting its phone sales as part...

    16. January 29, 2015

      Nokia: nice and easy?

      How nice it must be to run Nokia. How nice to look back on that awful handsets-in-terminal-decline period, safe in the...

    17. January 27, 2015

      Ericsson hit as big US telecoms groups put brake on spending

      Lower spending by the large US telecoms operators gearing up for an expensive auction of mobile airwaves hit...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Private jet scandal gives Swedish giant rough ride

      The staid world of Swedish business was shaken on Thursday when a scandal over the use of private jets triggered one of...

    19. January 14, 2015

      Apple and Ericsson launch legal battle over patents and licensing

      Apple and Ericsson are set for a legal battle over whether the Swedish technology group’s 4G mobile patents are...

    20. December 29, 2014

      Xiaomi fundraising values group at $45bn

      China’s top-selling smartphone maker Xiaomi has raised $1.1bn in a venture capital funding round valuing it at $45bn,...

    21. December 23, 2014

      Apple-led Rockstar sells phone patents in $900m deal

      Rockstar, an intellectual-property consortium led by Apple and Microsoft, has ended its litigation against Samsung, LG...

    22. December 11, 2014

      India ban threatens Xiaomi’s overseas expansion

      A patent dispute has dealt a blow to Xiaomi’s international expansion, leaving the fast-growing Chinese smartphone...

    23. November 23, 2014

      Huawei aims to turbocharge design of self-driving vehicles

      Huawei Technologies is designing the communications architecture for a new generation of “autonomous” cars that will be...

    24. October 5, 2014

      Lower-cost handsets help drive Africa’s internet revolution

      The battle among the world’s largest tech and telecoms groups to connect Africans has intensified in the past year,...

    25. July 18, 2014

      Ericsson shares rise 8% after bullish results

      Increased use of data-hungry smartphones has boosted Ericsson’s revenues in the second quarter as operators have needed...

    26. June 3, 2014

      Mobile subscriptions to exceed world population in 2015

      Mobile subscriptions will exceed the world’s population next year, according to Ericsson, the Swedish technology group,...

    27. May 26, 2014

      Ericsson warns over lack of next-generation network investment

      Ericsson will provide greater disclosure about the diminishing returns on the high level of research and development it...

    28. April 23, 2014

      Ericsson shares fall as revenue shrinks

      Ericsson missed analysts’ expectations for revenue in the first quarter as the world’s largest telecoms equipment maker...

    29. March 27, 2014

      China Mobile contract win buoys Alcatel

      Shares in Alcatel-Lucent jumped after the French telecoms equipment maker won a one-year contract worth up to €750m...

    30. March 25, 2014

      Nokia: estate sale

      Sell off the family silver and before long buyers eye the other heirlooms. News this week that Nokia will not part from...

    31. February 25, 2014

      AT&T in pioneering network redesign

      AT&T on Tuesday became the first leading mobile operator to announce an ambitious plan to redesign its network, a move...

    32. January 30, 2014

      Ericsson: quality over quantity

      Never mind the quantity – look at the quality. Well, actually, more of the former would be good, too. But, as Ericsson...

    33. December 15, 2013

      Alert over Europe’s struggle to compete

      Europe’s 50 top industrialists are sounding the alarm about Europe’s gap in competitiveness to US and Asian rivals,...

    34. November 28, 2013

      Ericsson faces Indian competition inquiry

      India’s competition commission will investigate Ericsson for alleged abuse of a dominant position, the Swedish telecoms...

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      November 1, 2013

      Arch rivals stand behind legal attack on Google's AdWords

      Google is constantly on the receiving end of patent lawsuits: its last annual report listed challenges to 13 of its...

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      October 10, 2013

      Brazil telecoms: big shake up ahead

      It’s the big question in the telecoms industry right now – will Telecom Italia sell its controlling stake in Brazilian...

    37. October 7, 2013

      Hans Vestberg: Chief Executive, Ericsson

      Hans Vestberg is the chief executive of Sweden’s Ericsson, the leading telecoms equipment manufacturer. A graduate of...

    38. September 29, 2013

      Telecoms: deaths, births and marriages

      It is usually thought seemly to wait for the funeral before discussing the departed’s assets. Still, forward thinking...

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