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Nokia announces sale of its 1.5 billionth S40 handset

Nokia announced on Wednesday that it has officially sold its 1.5 billionth S40-powered cell phone since the first S40 device — the Nokia 7110 — was released in 1999. A 21-year old Brazilian woman >>

Steve Ballmer cashes in 49 million Microsoft shares

Microsoft has issued a statement describing Steve Ballmer’s plans to sell up to 75 million shares in order “to gain financial diversification and to assist in tax planning”. A sale this large is >>

Apple's App Store hits one billion downloads

Well holy crap. Exactly 287 days after the iTunes App Store opened its virtual doors and made its first sale, Apple has served up its billionth App Store download. It’s an impressive feat >>