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Nokia handset business: Microsoft's loss is Nokia's gain

Nokia, for one, is glad to see its mobile handset division off the books. The Finnish mobile firm said its financial performance for the latest quarter was boosted by the sale of the handset division to Microsoft, the  Wall Street Journal  reports.

News Scan: Assessing what the Microsoft layoffs mean; San Francisco releases open data strategic plan; more.

The top news stories for July 24, 2014.

Box expands unlimited storage to lower-cost Business plan

Box says it will offer unlimited storage to its lower-cost Business plan, and announced upcoming plans to integrate more closely with Microsoft's Office 365.

Microsoft: Ditch password managers and strong passwords

Rather than trying to use unique, complex passwords for every single Web service or computer system, a paper from Microsoft suggests you use simple password for sites and services that don't provide access to sensitive or valuable data.

Growing IT layoffs add to recruiter feeding frenzy

As the industry scrambles to figure out what the massive-scale Microsoft layoffs will mean for the tech giant, the immediate concensus is that it's now 'open season' for IT recruiters.

Microsoft updates Xbox One to enable mobile purchases

In response to feedback, Microsoft's Xbox One will enable users to remotely purchase games and add-on content using Xbox SmartGlass--a companion app for Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices--or on Xbox.com.

News Scan: Microsoft spares Surface for now; EU slams Apple over in-app purchases; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 18, including the uncertain future for many of Microsoft's workers, Apple not doing enough to appease the EU, two Windows tablets Lenovo is ditching, the expected growth for ultraportables and LTE RAN versus the alternatives.

Just one year left for an estimated 15M Windows Server 2003 deployments

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will cease to be supported by Microsoft as of July 14, 2014--less than a year from today.    

News Scan: Tech layoffs now total over 50,000 in 2014; IT needs to guarantee remote and flexible work access; more

The top news stories for July 18, 2014.

News Scan: Microsoft to lay off 14% of workforce; Connected car services to generate $17B in 2018; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Thursday, July 17, including Microsoft to lay off 14 percent of workforce over next year,   location-based push notifications will be the mobile marketing rage this holiday, connected car services to generate $17B in 2018, predicts Infonetics, MFFM software vendors supporting more mobile devices, operating systems and IT needs to assemble portfolio of digital workplace tools and services, advises Gartner.