Microsoft Aquires Nokia’s Mobile

Microsoft has completed its purchase of Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.44bn euros ($7.5bn; £4.5bn). The deal between the two firms should have been completed earlier this year but it was delayed by a hold-up in regulatory approvals. The sale will see the end of production of mobile phones by Nokia.

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Microsoft Unveils Ipad Office Suite

Microsoft has started offering an iPad edition of its Office software suite,it was announced at the first launch event hosted by Satya Nadella since he became chief executive of the firm. Three separate productivity apps are available - Word, Excel and Powerpoint – each of which has been optimised for touch-based controls.