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Microsoft-backed study values white spaces at more than $100 billion

A Microsoft-commissioned study found that white spaces spectrum could be worth more than $100 billion over the next 15 years. The study, conducted by consultant Richard Thanki of Perspective

Is Windows Mobile headed for failure?

Although Microsoft has long faced concerns over its position in the smartphone operating system market, and industry watchers have predicted its demise seemingly every year since its entrance into

News In Brief: MySpace, Google, Netflix, Twitter, Microsoft, China Telecom

MySpace is working with Hulu for a major revamp of its video offering, CNET reports. Hulu, which is jointly owned by MySpace parent News Corp in a JV with NBC Universal and Disne

News In Brief: Microsoft, Voda Portugal, Telenor, ZTE, ITU, Nokia, Huawei

The head of Microsoft’s infrastructure business, Debra Chrapaty, is leaving to join Cisco after seven years with the software giant.

Rumor Mill: Microsoft may launch two smartphones using WinMo 7.0

Rumors are circulating once again about Microsoft entering the smartphone market. Although the software giant has denied any intention of making a mobile device (the firm only licenses the software),

Net TV set to boom, finally: iSuppli

The internet-enabled television (IETV) market is finally ready for prime time, with sales set to rise by a factor of six by 2013, according to iSuppli.   More than

Microsoft confirms kill switch for Windows Marketplace apps

Microsoft will incorporate a remote "kill switch" to remove Windows Marketplace for Mobile applications from users' phones in the event the software giant decides to pull the app from sale via the

Moto exec: Microsoft will not abandon Windows Mobile

Microsoft will not stop supporting Windows Mobile because of its deal with Nokia to put Office software on Nokia phones, a Motorola executive said, refuting speculation from analysts that the

Microsoft adopting chassis strategy for Windows Mobile 7

While Microsoft is still closely guarding details of its forthcoming Windows Mobile 7 operating system, the software giant said it will offer OEMs more detailed reference designs, introducing a

News In Brief: Microsoft, 02, Nokia, Ericsson, Sybase, BT, ST Telemedia

Microsoft is off the hook in a patent dispute which could have seen it forking out €246 million to Alcatel-Lucent.