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Rich Person Phone Brand Goes Kerplunk

Vertu, the company that sells £39,000 smartphones, is shutting down its UK manufacturing operations. But everyone saw it coming. Read More >>

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It Turns Out Selling Ugly £39,000 Smartphones Is Actually a Bad Business Model

Despite selling £39,100 Android phones to rich and famous stars like Quincy Jones and Seal, the England-based company Vertu appears to be struggling with paying its bills and employees. What a shocking development. Read More >>

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Vertu’s New Android: Handmade in England, Dog Ugly, and £7,000

Vertu, the purveyors of luxury cell phones, has announced its latest waste of money. Called the Ti, it's handmade in England and can be yours for the princely sum of £7,000. Read More >>

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Nokia Selling Luxury Vertu Brand for Unsurprisingly Sky-High Asking Price

Nokia's odd Vertu brand, which makes posh-looking and very expensive telephones (and pimped USB cables) for rich people who haven't yet joined the iPhone club, is up for sale. Read More >>

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You Won’t Believe How Much This USB Cable Costs

I've long been over the ridiculously overpriced-ness of idiotic Vertu phones. 300 grand for a dumbphone? Whatever, the stupid rich who spend that stupidly are beyond saving anyway. But Vertu has hit a new low (or high?) with this one: a £121 Vertu USB cable. Read More >>

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At Least One Part of Nokia is Still Making Money

While Nokia may be axing a further 3,500 jobs from its main handset division, one part of Nokia, Vertu, is on the up and up. Read More >>