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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.

News In Brief: BT, Motorola, MS, Vodafone, Sistema Shyam

BT is taking advantage of an Ofcom ruling it says allo

UK promised 100Mbps broadband

The UK’s main political opposition party wants the next Google, Microsoft, or Facebook to be British, and has pledged to rollout a 100Mbps broadband network to ensure they are.

Android gaining in US while iPhone stalls: ComScore

Google's Android OS was the only mobile platform experiencing significant growth in the US during the three months ending in January, carving out over four percentage points of market share, C

Motorola rolls out Android phones with Bing

US vendor Motorola will roll out Android smartphones in China that incorporate the Bing search engine by the end of the month.   Motorola

Motorola will use Bing on Android phones in China

Motorola inked an agreement with Microsoft to deploy the software giant's Bing search and mapping services across Motorola's Android-powered smartphones for the Chinese market, eschewing Android

Telecom tycoon Slim pips Gates as world's richest

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, founder of the America Movil empire, has edged out Microsoft boss Bill Gates as Forbes magazine’s richest person in the world. Slim

Windows Phone developers forced to play the waiting game

Microsoft is serious about making a fresh start in mobile--last week, Windows Phone Application Platform & Developer Experience program manager Charlie Kindel confirmed existing Windows Mobile