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Nokia hits TomTom, Garmin with free satnav (Reuters)

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Reuters – Nokia launched free satellite navigation on its cellphones on Thursday to boost handset sales and prices, a fresh blow for satnav makers whose $25 billion market has already been hit by Google.

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Nokia to offer free navigation (Reuters)

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Reuters – Nokia will follow Google, offering free maps on its cellphones, in a move to boost handset sales but one that will hit other satnav players, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday, citing the Finnish company.

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LG bets on Android to boost phone sales 20 percent (Reuters)

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Reuters – LG Electronics Inc, the world’s No. 3 mobile phone maker, aims to increase handset sales by 20 percent this year and is pinning its hopes on Google’s Android operating system to beef up its smartphone range.

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Samsung set to beat 2009 handset sales target (Reuters)

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Reuters – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS), the world’s No. 2 mobile phone maker, gave an upbeat forecast for 2009 mobile phone sales due to sharp growth in touchscreen models, but surging sales may not guarantee higher margins.

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