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Facebook sells stake to Microsoft, partners with RIM

Microsoft acquired a 1.6 percent stake in social networking service Facebook for $240 million, a deal that values the website at $15 billion. Microsoft will now sell Internet ads across the Facebook

QUICKLINKS: Microsoft's next wireless push courts the enterprise; Palm closes 25 percent sale to Elevation Partners;

> Microsoft's next wireless push courts the enterprise. FierceWireless > Palm closes

Microsoft IPTV Xbox revealed

Sometimes tech PR just does not go to plan. There was lots of excitement over the weekend in the game blogosphere when one of their tipsters sent in

Microsoft pays $240 million for Facebook piece

There are a bunch of amazing metrics from this story alone: Microsoft said it will pay $240 million for a tiny 1.6% stake in Facebook, a deal that would correspondingly value Facebook at $15 billion

ALSO NOTED: Mobile Enterprise launches; Mobile content spans the generations; and more...

> Microsoft-backed Mobile Enterprise launches. Article > Survey: Mobile content

Microsoft-backed Enterprise Mobile launches

Enterprise Mobile, a Microsoft-funded startup, made its debut yesterday. The firm, led by software distribution veteran Mort Rosenthal, will help deliver and manage Windows Mobile devices for

FEATURE: FierceFlash-- Show floor handset photos!

Click to see the rest of our slideshow on CTIA Live! Samsung's BlackJack 2,

ALSO NOTED: China Telecom sees wireline slowdown; KDDI wireline losses mount; and much more...

> China Telecom said 730,000 subscibers disconnected wireline service. Article > KDDI saw strong mobile growth,

Microsoft chases UC prominence

Microsoft has launched its long-anticipated major push into unified communications, integrating many telephony applications with its Microsoft Office Server software to create Office Communications

Microsoft files patent for new mobile user interface

A new patent filed by Microsoft with the United States Patent and Trademark Office documents what the software giant calls "Extensible Filtered Lists for Mobile Device User Interface," outlining