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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.

News In Brief: Microsoft, Vodafone, Telenor, Alcatel-Lucent

The EU has halted plans to introduce a new tax on mobile phones that would have raised retail prices, Reuters said.   Microsoft’s new Bing search enginewill

Searching matters

There's movement in the search business, and about time. For a sector so technology driven, it's been remarkably predictable. Yahoo, the number two player, has publicly given up on trying to catch Google. But that won't stop others from trying.

With the dawn of the superphone, where is Microsoft? Page 2

Previous page There are a number of reasons IDC believes Microsoft has not yet had that iconic device: 1. What the key players listed above have in common is control: control of the device and the

With the dawn of the superphone, where is Microsoft?

Over the past two years spawned by Apple's iPhone, a new class of iconic, need-to-have, shiny converged mobile devices (or smartphones) have come on to the scene that have had a profound impact on

News In Brief: Microsoft, Sony, Huawei, NSN, Daisy, France Telecom

Microsoft has appointed Morgan Stanley to sell off its digital agency Razorfish. Microsoft acquired the agency as part of its 2007 purchase of aQuantive for EURO $4 billion. It is understood that Publicis Groupe is a likely buyer.

Microsoft to refocus Soapbox video site

Microsoft is giving up trying to chase YouTube directly by re-purposing Soapbox, a competing user-generated video site, as a place for citizen journalists and bloggers to submit videos on relevant

iPhone 3GS' 'lack of innovation' hides true assets

Apple’s faithful may be disappointed with the iPhone 3GS’s apparent failure to move the smartphone goalposts, but the refinement of the device through continual software platform evolution remains a key differentiator that others

Xbox: Intriguing friend, foe to telco TV

When looking back at last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, it's hard to argue that announcements with telco TV implications took center stage. After all, the two surviving

Microsoft issues Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Toolkit

Microsoft released its Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Toolkit, offering documentation, sample code, emulator images and tools to Visual Studio to enable programmers to build applications for its