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Verizon Windows Phone Could Be Coming Soon


Verizon may finally be preparing to start offering a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, following months of rumors about the launch date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nokia Lets Go 3,000 As It Moves To Windows Phone 7


Nokia’s transition from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 has spelled not only a massive 7,000 job cut for its employees worldwide, but also the shutting down of their research and development site in White Plains, New York with a certain, expected flux in the employment in the rest of their R&D sites worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Why Windows 7 May be Microsoft’s Last PC Operating System


Sneak peeks suggest the next edition of Microsoft’s PC operating system will also have to work well on mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Windows Phone NoDo rollout nears completion, Telefonica, Telstra still testing


Universal availability of the copy-and-paste update to Windows Phone 7, codenamed NoDo, is almost here, according to Microsoft’s latest schedule update. The final unpatched phone available in the US market, the HTC Surround sold by AT&T should start to receive its updates within the next ten business days. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Windows Phone 7 gets hit again — developers are losing interest in writing apps for it


New research shows that developers are losing interest in writing apps for Windows Phone 7. Combined with a separate report showing that consumer interest is waning as well, it appears that Microsoft’s phone platform is losing steam. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Nokia Trims Workforce In Anticipation of Phone 7 Shift


As it moves to switch to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, Nokia is restructuring and cutting 7,000 jobs. Nokia also will hand control of its outgoing Symbian operating system to Accenture. While Nokia remains the world’s largest handset maker, it has been losing global market share to Apple’s iPhone and struggling to compete with Google’s Android. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Does Windows Phone 7 track users?


Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform does not store location data on the phone, but it does collect some location information from users who have location services turned on. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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