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Hollywood veteran set to make shows for Xbox 360

Microsoft is continuing its effort to make the Xbox the STB of choice for younger IPTVers, cutting a deal with Hollywood veteran Peter Safran to produce original content targeted at 14- to

Interview: Microsoft on the enterprise iPhone

FierceWireless' sister publication CIO:TechWatch recently sat down with Adam Glick, Technical Product Manager for Microsoft's Exchange group, to discuss Microsoft's deal with Apple for licensing its

Analyst: Dell to launch smartphone soon

Analysts are once again clamoring for Dell to launch a smartphone soon. Strategy Analytics' director of

Telepresence fray lures Tandberg, Polycom

Telepresence is one of the newest technology toys in telecom, and early promoters like Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks and Microsoft are now being joined by other vendors, some of them already big

Telcos still mulling service mashup trend

What: Application mashups Why you should care: Application mashups have been seen as one of the ways in which the vitality and flexibility of Web services development could influence the traditional

Mediaroom enters TV streaming war

Microsoft's next upgrade of its Mediaroom software will enable the fusion of live video and web streams to the TV. The "Milwaukee" upgrade is also promising improved personalization and

Microsoft gets bumped by Alca-Lu and Telefonica

It is slightly old news but Microsoft's grip on the big European IPTV market is waning with Telecom Italia ditching Mediaroom in favor of Alcatel-Lucent's Spanish-developed middleware MiViewTV

Microsoft licenses Flash

Adobe's Flash player is emerging as the dominant mobile standard for mobile video after Microsoft and Adobe inked a licensing deal this week. The deal follows similar agreements with Nokia and

SPOTLIGHT: Yahoo to launch Flickr Video

Yahoo is expected to launch its Flickr Video site next month according to the chat at the photo sharing site's recent fourth birthday celebrations. Adding video capability to the big picture sharing

Microsoft preps Mediaroom enhancements

Microsoft reportedly is readying the next-generation version of its Mediaroom IPTV system, currently code-named Milwaukee (the city what made famous by that beer), for availability this summer. The