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Is Microsoft taking steps towards mobile open source?

Microsoft has pleased the cult following that still loves the Danger Sidekick smartphone it acquired last year by releasing a new model, the LX, rather than letting the hardware platform die quietly, or giving it a Windows Mobile revamp.

VimpelCom launches Beeline IPTV

Russian telco VimpelCom has announced the availability of its Beeline IPTV service, which comes about one year after the company said its subsidiary, Corbina Telecom, was working with Microsoft on a

Check out some pictures of Acer's new phones

Click one of these thumbnails->And check out some pictures of the X960 and DX900 Microsoft Windows Mobile smartphones from Acer.

Vodafone's branding campaign focuses on Microsoft

We have been examining the bid by major operators like Vodafone and China Mobile to assert control over the Android platform, imposing their own user interfaces and branding rather than sticking with the current Google dominated designs. And some carriers have similar issues with Apple, resenting the iron control the iPhone maker exerts over its App Store branding.

Microsoft to bar VoIP apps from Marketplace

Microsoft will block VoIP applications- and those that change a device’s default browser- from being sold in its new app store.

What are the top smartphone operating systems?

The smartphone space has become crowded. Apple, Google's Android platform, Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS, Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform and the Symbian OS are all competing for real estate

Verizon and AT&T go Apple picking

There has been quite a bit of selective leaking to the tech press this week, either from Apple, Verizon Wireless or Microsoft. First came a report in USA Today that Apple was considering making a

Rumor Mill: Is Microsoft designing an iPhone-killer for Verizon?

Microsoft is in discussions with Verizon Wireless to produce a touchscreen multimedia phone running its Windows Mobile platform as a rival to Apple's iPhone, according to a report in the Wall Street

Obama to get revamped BlackBerry 8830

President Obama will soon have unfettered BlackBerry access thanks to software developed by Genesis Key and Research In Motion. According to The Washington Times, the president shortly will be able

WinMo 6.5 on May 11? Maybe not

It looks like Microsoft won't be unveiling Windows Mobile 6.5 on May 11 after all. As reported last week, a Windows Mobile Team Blog entry indicated Microsoft planned to take the wraps off the