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Microsoft looks to boost carrier market role

For the last 10 years or so, Microsoft has come out early in the year with statements about its carrier market position and goals for how it would like to strengthen that position. At times, it may

Video Coverage: Yahoo rejects Microsoft bid

Feb. 11- Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Office:> Feb. 14- Yahoo to team with Newscorp? Feb. 20- Yahoo to offer severance plans for employees Feb. 21- Microsoft to wage proxy fight

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French challenge Microsoft

France Telecom's Orange is leading a carrier coalition to establish a standard for the critical software that connects rich media devices to the home. The consortium is a direct challenge to the

Microsoft's white space device still in tests

Last week a press release from the National Association of Broadcasters claimed that a white spaces device created by Microsoft had lost power and failed during FCC tests. Now, the White Spaces

The drama continues over white-space spectrum

The drama over white-space spectrum--those airwaves that sit between broadcasters' HDTV spectrum--continues as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) claims the Federal Communications

Could Microsoft/Yahoo! deal benefit telcos?

It remains to be seen if Microsoft will eventually issue another bid to acquire Yahoo!, or if Google will woo Yahoo! (love that bit) away with a partnership before that happens, but telcos probably

France Telecom JV competes with Microsoft

France Telecom has established a joint venture called Soft At Home with long-standing vendor partners Thomson and Sagem SA to develop an alternative to Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV software. The

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