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News In Brief: Acer, Microsoft, Google, Motorola, RIM, Alca-Lu, Joost

Acer will launch an Android based smartphone and a netbook in December. The Liquid smartphone, will be the first to market with version 1.6 of Android, due in December.

Microsoft: We have recovered most T-Mobile Sidekick data

Microsoft said that it had been able to recover most, if not all, of the personal data that Sidekick users lost in a recent outage. The company said that it will begin restoring the data as soon as

Microsoft, Alca-Lu make smart grid plays

Competition in the nascent “smart grid” industry is heating up, with Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent yesterday both making moves aimed at strengthening their presence in the market.

T-Mobile USA hopeful about recovering users' Sidekick data

In the wake of data storage and connectivity problems, T-Mobile USA said it may be possible to recover some users' missing Sidekick data. The carrier, in the midst of a public relations mess

We may be able to recover Sidekick data: T-Mobile

T-Mobile may be able to recover much of the data lost during last week's Sidekick debacle, the company has announced.   But it may be too late to prevent the damag

T-Mobile, Microsoft 'almost certainly' destroyed users' Sidekick data

T-Mobile USA, the nation's fourth largest cell phone carrier, appears to be in the midst of a public-relations disaster after a computer glitch may have permanently erased all of the personal data

Twitter seeking search deals with Google, MS: report

Twitter is reportedly in separate talks with Google and Microsoft over providing search access to its data streams.

THE WRAP: A looming crisis, and a Nobel for optical

This week the FCC sounded the alarm about a spectrum shortage, while a retired engineer won the Nobel for his early work on optical.

End in sight for Microsoft's EC anti-trust case

A settlement on Microsoft’s long-running European anti-trust case seems near after the EC said it provisionally accepted Microsoft's latest proposal on the bundling of Internet Explorer

Microsoft launches new mobile OS

Microsoft has announced the launch of the first handsets running on Windows Mobile 6.5, which it has rebranded as Windows Phone.