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Nokia announced today that it will reduce its global IT organization by up to 300 employees and transfer up to 820 employees to HCL Technologies and TATA Consultancy Services. Nokia said these reductions are part of their cost reduction plans announced in June 2012.
Nokia finalized its plans to close their handset factory in Salo, Finland. The plant made its last mobile phone on Wednesday and 780 people will lose their jobs during this year. This was part of an overhaul announced in June to cut costs.
Circle September 25 and 26 on your calendar. Nokia World 2012 will be held on those days in Helsinki, Finland. The two previous Nokia World events were in London. It will be held in Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre. I’ve attended in the past 2 years, covering the event for The Nokia Blog. I hope I can attend again this year to provide live coverage for you with high quality videos.
In order to increase the Nokia’s competitiveness in the mobile device market, they have announced to transfer production to factories in Asia. About 4,000 jobs from its factories in Hungary, Mexico, and Finland will be cut through the end of 2012.
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The White Nokia N9 can now be found at Finnish retailers. This variation has a glossy material instead of matte found on the black, cyan, and magenta bodies. If you’re in Finland, you can get it now for 629 Euros.
The official Finnish Nokia blog reported today that all available pre-orders for the 64GB version of the Nokia N9 have already been reserved at the Nokia Flagship Store. The 16GB model is now the only option left. Pre-orders started just three days ago! Hey Nokia, maybe you can change your mind and release this phone in more countries?
Conan says he’s a big deal in Finland, but his show is unavailable on Finnish TV. Well that’s about to change. This week, full episodes of the show will be available on TeamCoco.com to the people of Finland. To honor the announcement, Conan’s band made a tribute to Finland’s greatest product: the Nokia cellphone.
The official @Nokia account tweeted today that pre-orders for the Nokia E7 have started in Finland & Sweden. Other markets are expected to follow soon. The Finns can pre-order the E7 for 599 EUR while the Swedes can get them for 5,995 KR. If you’re American, the US dollar conversions might make you cry.