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Microsoft to launch WinMo app store next month?

Microsoft is poised to introduce a series of new mobile services including its long-awaited SkyMarket application storefront at next month's Mobile World Congress trade event in Barcelona, where the

Xbox IPTV chatter getting louder

I moderated a panel session on IPTV content at CES 2009 last week, but one of the topics our panelists-and audience members--quickly turned to was the death of the traditional set-top box and the

Microsoft Mediaroom arrives in China

Nixon goes to China, Microsoft Media room's IPTV platform goes to cable in China. More specifically, Guangzhou Digital Media Group is running its TV service using Mediaroom. Earlier this week,

SLIDESHOW- 2009 State of the Net event, Washington D.C.

The fifth annual "State of the Net" event brought together Congressmen, staffers, lobbyists, subject-matter experts and the media to discuss advances and policy issues affecting the Internet and

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