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Ballmer says Windows Mobile 7 must 'kill'

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the software giant understands it must make significant strides with the forthcoming Windows Mobile 7 operating system, scheduled for release in 2010. Speaking last

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