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Microhoo alliance faces tough competitors in Asia

Yahoo and Microsoft have announced a deal that brings to an end a very long period of speculation and discussion. It is long overdue.

SureWest plans IPTV over ADSL2+, switches to Mediaroom

Independent telco SureWest Communications, which has made its reputation as an IPTV service provider mostly over fiber-to-the-home architectures, is now set to launch IPTV over bonded ADSL2+ in its

Windows Marketplace for Mobile accepting app submissions

Microsoft announced it is now accepting application submissions for its forthcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile virtual storefront. Writing on the Windows Mobile Blog, Microsoft's Senior Director

Microsoft attempts to appease Europe

Microsoft has issued a fresh proposal to European competition regulators in a bid to end the tussle over competitive issues threatening sales of the Internet Explorer web browser.

News In Brief: Microsoft, Seacom, Alvarion, Samsung

Microsoft 's net income fell 29% to€2.14 billion last quarter, with revenue declining 17% to €9.22 billion. It is Microsoft’s first ever full-year fall in sales.

BT markets Microsoft cloud services

BT has secured a deal with Microsoft to deliver integrated cloud computing and unified solutions services to its business customers.  BT is the first carrier selected to resell the Microsoft Online Service suite to enterprise organizations.

News In Brief: Microsoft, netbooks, Denmark, HP, Google

Microsoft is considering developing a handheld gaming device or mobile handset based on its Xbox brand.   Around 418 million users will be using netbooks and laptops to access th

Microsoft to launch free web-based Office suite

Microsoft will launch a free, web-based version of its Office suite in its answer to competitors such as Google Docs. Office Web Applications will contain slightly stripped-down web browser versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, Microsoft said.

News In Brief: F-Secure, O2, Twitter, Virgin Media, Google, Microsoft

F-Secure has acquired Bordeaux-based SaaS firm Steek, for Euro 27.5 million, the company announced Monday. Steek provides software for online storage and data management solutions for telcos, enabling consumers to store and manage personal digital content across PCs and mobile phones.

Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 leaves beta

Microsoft moved version 3.0 of its Silverlight streaming video and rich media plug-in out of beta testing Thursday a day before it was set to launch officially in San Francisco, according to reports.