The most relevant mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.
Nokia Siemens Networks To Cut 17,000 Jobs, Writes Worst Press Release Headline Ever (via TechCrunch)
The company says it plans to reduce its operating expenses and production overheads by 1 billion euros by the end of 2013, compared to the end of this year.
Uh oh. Nokia Windows Phone sales estimates slashed (via GigaOM)
Instead of 2 million sales for this quarter, Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette is dropping expectations down to just 500,000 units.
Amazon may move 12 million Kindle Fire tablets in 2012 (via BGR)
If Amazon can pull it off, it will manage to acquire 15% of the tablet market and roughly $3.2 billion in revenue.
iPhone 5 Expected to Have NFC, Help Propel Mobile Payments (via ReadWriteWeb)
The rumor mill drives onward following the launch of the iPhone 4S.
More than 50% of all smartphones will be NFC enabled in 2-3 years (via BGR)
According to Taiwanese phone makers, more than 50% of all smartphones will include NFC within the next 2-3 years.
More smartphones now sold in China than in U.S. (via GigaOM)
A new research note published by Strategy Analytics on Wednesday estimates that 23.9 million smartphones shipped in China during the third quarter of 2011.
Here’s What Ice Cream Sandwich Looks Like on a Tablet (via Mashable)
Nvidia has released a promotional video of Ice Cream Sandwich running on an Asus Transformer Prime tablet.