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Developers open fire on IE Mobile 6 browser

Two months after Microsoft announced the availability of emulators and documentation for the Internet Explorer Mobile 6 browser, poised for release across new devices based on the software giant's

Microsoft wants Windows Mobile on fewer devices

Microsoft said it plans to improve its competitive standing in the mobile software market by enhancing its Windows Mobile operating system as well as limiting the number of devices supporting the OS.

CES 2009- Motorola opens IPTV storefront

LAS VEGAS- Motorola at CES 2009 is demonstrating new updates to its Communications Convergence Engine software that enables new options for bundling and marketing IPTV features and other offerings.

Verizon inks mobile search deal with Microsoft

Verizon Wireless will forge a deal with Microsoft to include the software giant's Live Search as the default search portal on its new mobile phones, giving Microsoft a victory over rival Google and

2008 Year in Review: Microsoft falls further behind in mobile

Conspicuous by its absence from the headlines throughout 2008 was Microsoft--sure, the Windows Mobile operating system has mass and scale, but it doesn't have excitement. With its patchwork multitude

2008 Year in Review: Targeted advertising nears prime time

Way back in early 2007, a survey by Accenture and the Economist Intelligence Unit found that more than 46 percent of IPTV executives worldwide felt that targeted advertising could be a major source

Netflix cuts jobs, points finger at Silverlight

Netflix is trimming 50 jobs because of Microsoft Silverlight. At least that's what the company claims in a blog post on its website, citing significantly improved streaming video performance on the

Microsoft shoots CSF telecom service provider product

Even Microsoft is shooting some of its lame horses these days. The company has informed its telecom service provider customers that it is pulling the plug on the Connected Service Framework product,

Rumor Mill: Is Microsoft making a Zune smartphone?

Rumors are circulating of a possible Microsoft smartphone based on the software giant's Zune digital music player. Code-named "Pink," the phone will use technology from Microsoft's acquisition of

SPOTLIGHT: Microsoft's telco defections

Microsoft's Communication Sector CTO Michel Burger is splitting, the latest in a series of steady executive defections from Seattle. Burger has reportedly left Microsoft to become head of Now+