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Apple is building its own high-speed network to deliver content: Report

Apple reportedly has become the latest content provider to decide that building its own network to provide a speedier lane for its content is better than using traditional pipes from incumbent providers.

Comcast hires former Nike exec Satchell as product chief

After bumping product-team leader Charlie Herrin to the vitally needed customer service czar position in September, Comcast announced Wednesday that it has finally found a replacement for him to lead its product teams.

Microsoft to bring its Cortana digital assistant to Android and iOS

Microsoft is bringing its Cortana digital assistant to Google's Android and Apple's iOS platforms. The company's decision to do so is part of a broader effort by Microsoft to bring features and services from Windows 10 to non-Windows smartphones.

Xbox One turns into cord-cutting threat with OTA tuner addition

Microsoft unveiled its long-awaited over-the-air tuner add-on for the Xbox One, immediately entering the gaming/entertainment console into the growing list of OTA devices targeted to cord cutters.

Microsoft faces uphill climb convincing iOS and Android developers to port apps to Windows 10

In the three weeks since Microsoft announced it would let developers who have written apps for Google's Android and Apple's iOS port those apps to phones and tablets running Windows 10, Microsoft hasn't exactly had its door beaten down by developers.

The question facing app developers following Microsoft's latest 'universal app' invitation

When you're the third choice--and a distant third choice at that--the only option you have is to be the best third choice imaginable. That, in essence, is what Microsoft proved with the latest plank in its "universal app" strategy.

CEO: Boingo is working with Apple, Microsoft, Google to get Passpoint on handsets

Capping off a busy quarter that saw Sprint emerge as the company's big Carrier Wi-Fi customer, Boingo CEO David Hagan said the Wi-Fi aggregator is working with Apple, Microsoft and Google to help them implement Passpoint into handsets.

Level 3 advances SDN play with its adaptive network control solution for Microsoft Azure

Level 3 Communications introduced Adaptive Network Control Solutions via ExpressRoute to Microsoft Azure, adapting its software defined networking capabilities to its growing cloud service set.

Microsoft won't bring Windows 10 to phones this summer- rollout will be after PCs

Microsoft is going to release Windows 10, its next-generation, cross-device software platform, later this summer. But don't expect it to show up on smartphones immediately. The company is focusing on getting it onto PCs first, with other devices like phones and Xbox gaming consoles to follow.

Microsoft to let Android and iOS developers create apps that will run on Windows 10

 Microsoft is working to address its most glaring deficiency in mobile—a lack of applications compared to other platforms.  The company announced today that it will let developers that have written apps for Google's Android and Apple's iOS port those apps to become Universal apps for phones and tablets running Windows 10.