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Server virtualization slims Microsoft Mediaroom model

Microsoft is in the process of improving its Mediaroom IPTV platform in a way that could prove to be hugely significant to small telcos and other service providers that may have balked in the past at

Microsoft: No WinMo Marketplace app sharing after all

Microsoft is disputing published reports its forthcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile application storefront will enable customers to share premium apps with other WinMo users. Last week,

Netflix to stream through Windows Media Center

Microsoft and Netflix have signed a deal to put Netflix's streaming movie offering in Windows Media Center. Netflix's full streaming library will be available through the offering, which will only be

Microsoft pronounces WinMo 6.5 work complete

Microsoft reports it has wrapped work on the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, expected for release later this year. On its Twitter account, the Windows Mobile developer experience team writes

Is Microsoft taking steps towards mobile open source?

Microsoft has pleased the cult following that still loves the Danger Sidekick smartphone it acquired last year by releasing a new model, the LX, rather than letting the hardware platform die quietly, or giving it a Windows Mobile revamp.

VimpelCom launches Beeline IPTV

Russian telco VimpelCom has announced the availability of its Beeline IPTV service, which comes about one year after the company said its subsidiary, Corbina Telecom, was working with Microsoft on a

Check out some pictures of Acer's new phones

Click one of these thumbnails->And check out some pictures of the X960 and DX900 Microsoft Windows Mobile smartphones from Acer.

Vodafone's branding campaign focuses on Microsoft

We have been examining the bid by major operators like Vodafone and China Mobile to assert control over the Android platform, imposing their own user interfaces and branding rather than sticking with the current Google dominated designs. And some carriers have similar issues with Apple, resenting the iron control the iPhone maker exerts over its App Store branding.

Microsoft to bar VoIP apps from Marketplace

Microsoft will block VoIP applications- and those that change a device’s default browser- from being sold in its new app store.

What are the top smartphone operating systems?

The smartphone space has become crowded. Apple, Google's Android platform, Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS, Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform and the Symbian OS are all competing for real estate