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Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft just announced its long-awaited move into the mobile phone hardware space: the software giant will acquire most of Nokia’s devices and services business for €3.79 billion...

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Just hours after settling the FTC’s antitrust investigation of its business practices, Google has blocked all Windows Phones from accessing its Google Maps mobile site....

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft just concluded the Windows Phone Summit, where it announced Windows Phone 8.  The event highlighted only platform-level changes, not final end-user features, but there...

Windows Mobile 6.1 now running as app on Windows Phone 7

Windows Mobile 6.1 now running as app on Windows Phone 7

A YouTube video posted by the Dark Force Team (DFT), a well-known smartphone hacking group, shows Windows Mobile 6.1 running within WML — some sort...

Leaked: Nokia 800 Windows Phone

Leaked: Nokia 800 Windows Phone

Nokia is set to launch its new Windows Phones at Nokia World next week, but some renders have leaked of the 800, formerly code named...

Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

As long suspected, Microsoft is discontinuing its dedicated Zune music players, instead focusing on the Zune music service that runs on Windows, Windows Phone, and...

HTC unveils new Windows Phones: 4.7″ Titan, 3.8″ Radar

HTC unveils new Windows Phones: 4.7″ Titan, 3.8″ Radar

HTC just unveiled two new handsets running Microsoft’s latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 (codenamed Mango)– the Titan, a 4.7″ monster that may spawn a...

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Announcing the largest deal in its 36 year history, Microsoft said earlier today that it would acquire internet telephony firm Skype for $8.5 billion, all-cash.  The Redmond software giant will integrate...

Reports: Nokia may use Windows Phone 7; Microsoft India, Google execs hint at partnership

Reports: Nokia may use Windows Phone 7; Microsoft India, Google execs hint at partnership

Observers have been wondering what Nokia’s next step will be following its CEO’s Burning Platform memo yesterday.  The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported...

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7 – 10 phones, 30 countries

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7 – 10 phones, 30 countries

Microsoft just officially launched its new Windows Phone 7 operating system.  CEO Steve Ballmer showcased 10 phones that will go on sale in 30 countries...

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