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DeviceAnywhere: BlackBerry dominates device testing

LAS VEGAS--Application testing firm DeviceAnywhere released the first installment of its new monthly research report the company said will provide insight into what operating systems and devices its

Ballot box cutting into IE's share in EU- StatCounter

Internet Explorer's share of the browser market has dipped significantly in Europe since the EC started forcing Microsoft to offer consumers a choice, according to StatCounter.  

Canalys: RIM, Apple will lead smartphones, but Android lurks

Smartphone growth in the North American market will continue to be strong in 2010, with Research and Motion's BlackBerry and Apple iPhone leading the way, according to research firm Canalys. However,

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series: Just like Apple?

This week Microsoft released details on its new Windows Phone 7 Series operating system for smartphones, timed to be commercially available by the critical fourth quarter holiday shopping season.

Cellcos get WAC on OS fragmentation

Another year, another Mobile World Congress, and if we learned anything this year, it's this: everyone is concerned about the fragmentation of device platforms.

MS prepping ad blitz for Windows Mobile 7 phones

Microsoft expects the launch of a number of new smartphones running on Windows Mobile 7 in time for the upcoming US holiday sales season, and is planning an advertising blitz for the devices o

Microsoft: 'Several' devices with new OS will make holiday debut

During its developer conference this week in Las Vegas, Microsoft said multiple carriers will launch Windows Phone Series 7 devices during the upcoming holiday selling season. The company also said

New Windows Marketplace to offer try-before-you-buy downloads

A month after announcing its forthcoming Windows Phone 7 operating system, Microsoft showcased the new end-to-end developer framework in place for the platform as well as its accompanying Windows

Google "99.9% certain" to close China search engine

Google is “99.9% certain” it will shut its China search business after talks with Chinese authorities on censorship have failed to make progress.