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Late News: Nokia Denies WP7 Smartphone Delay, PlayBook Prices Slashed, Spotify Facebook ID Requirement

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has thrashed all reports that stated that the company was delaying the launch of its first ever Windows Phone 7 Mango powered handset till 2012.

The undisputed king in the global Internet search market has entered its teen-years today, and the royal celebration has been kick-started with a brand new edition of the Google Doodle! Google started its journey in 1996 as a university project by the site’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, while they were pursuing their PhD in the Stanford University.

Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion has slashed the prices of its struggling PlayBook tablet device in hopes of boosting its sales. The PlayBook tablet has not performed well since its launch, with RIM informing that it only sold 200,000 PlayBook units last quarter.

Spotify’s joining forces with the social media giant Facebook, and the subsequent steps taken by both the companies may eventually lead to the former losing many of its existing fans, according to new reports.

Redmond based software powerhouse Microsoft Corp. has announced that it is going to offer all Windows Live ID members the ability to sign into Windows 8 using their logins.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.