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MS to invest $9.5b on R&D in 2010

Microsoft plans to spend a staggering $9.5 billion on R&D this year- $3 billion more than its closest competitor – COO Kevin Turner has announced.   A l

Rumor Mill: Verizon hooking up with Microsoft on 'Project Pink' phones

Verizon Wireless will launch two phones from Microsoft in the late spring or early summer that are aimed at teenagers and are being developed under the software giant's "Project Pink" initiative,

THE WRAP: Apple fires at Google, hits HTC

This week Apple took aim at HTC, Microsoft fired at Google and Google took another shot at China.

News In Brief: Vodafone, MS, Skype, NSN, Google, Bouygues

Vodafone will supply telecoms management to Deutsche Pos

No Windows Phone 7 upgrade for existing WinMo devices

Microsoft said handsets running current versions of its Windows Mobile operating system will not be upgradable to Windows Phone 7 when the new OS is formally introduced later this year, citing

Microsoft unveils first Windows Phone 7 prototype

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the first prototype device running its revamped Windows Phone Series 7 platform. The device, made by LG, features a slide-out Qwerty keyboard. Aaron Woodman, the

Microsoft blasts Google for market 'control'

Microsoft’s vice president and deputy general counsel Dave Heiner has blasted Google’s search business practices which he claims are anti-competitive since they “lock in publ

Microsoft shatters Waledac botnet

Microsoft has succeeded in removing a botnet believed to be capable of sending up to 1.5 billion spam emails per day from the internet.   The company petitioned a

Microsoft forges OSS/BSS partnerships

Microsoft announced two OSS/BSS partnerships at this year's Mobile World Congress, with vendors Convergys and Redknee.   Convergys launched the Convergys Smart Com

EC launches competition probe into Google

Google says it will cooperate with a European Commission anti-trust probe into its dominance of the search market.   The EC has launched an investigation at the reque