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Microsoft Silverlight re-signed for NBC 2010 Olympics coverage

Microsoft and NBC Universal (NBCU) have announced they're teaming back up for the 2010 Vancouver Games. The win for Microsoft's Silverlight platform comes on the heels of Major League baseball

Windows Marketplace for Mobile transparent but still unclear

Roughly a month after confirming the forthcoming launch of Windows Marketplace for Mobile, Microsoft is finally beginning to address specifics of the virtual application storefront, and for

Ballmer pledges to accelerate WinMo development

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer promised the software giant will accelerate efforts to rejuvenate its flagging Windows Mobile operating system in the face of growing competitive pressure from rivals like

Ballmer: Microsoft is not making its own phone

Microsoft is not creating its own smartphone to compete directly with rival Apple's iPhone. The company will instead focus on licensing its Windows Mobile operating systems, said Microsoft CEO Steve

Move Networks cuts 30 percent of staff

Move Networks, the American Fork, Utah-based adaptive streaming company, announced it has cut its workforce by 30 percent Friday. The company said it was making the reductions in an attempt to reach

What people are talking about at Mobile World Congress 2009

It was another manic Monday here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona--day one of the industry's signature event didn't offer too many surprises, but it did generate a flurry of new services,

Coming soon: the Microsoft store

After a series of missteps, Microsoft is planning to open its own retail stores to get closer to its customers.

Microsoft to open retail stores

Microsoft, following rival Apple's lead, will open its own branded retail stores, selling Windows Mobile phones, Windows-based PCs, Xbox videogame consoles and other Microsoft-related products. The

Nokia and Samsung launching app stores at MWC '09

Expect mobile application stores to dominate headlines and conversation at next week's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona--reports state handset makers Nokia and Samsung will both unveil

First Windows Mobile 6.5 devices expected in September

During Motorola's Q4 earnings conference call last week, the handset maker's CEO Sanjay Jha let slip what most onlookers already anticipated: Microsoft will not release its Windows Mobile 7.0