Microsoft said it will sell its feature-phone business to a Foxconn subsidiary in a $350 million deal that will also see Nokia return to the mobile-devices business it once dominated.
The FCC informed Globalstar that an order in its proceeding to use terrestrial low power services (TLPS) has been circulated and is now pending action by the full commission.
Developers now can provide paid apps in volume through Windows Store for Business, the Microsoft web-based portal that " lets IT decision-makers, purchasers and administrators find, acquire, manage and distribute Windows Store apps across their organization's Windows 10 devices."
Microsoft is pulling support in Windows 10 for its Wi-Fi Sense feature, which enables users to share Wi-Fi access with social network connections and to access public Wi-Fi more easily.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge claimed 5.8 percent of U.S. smartphone sales in the first quarter despite not being released until March 11, according to fresh data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The U.K.-based mobile payments firm Bango said it will acquire the U.S.-based carrier billing business BilltoMobile for at least $3.5 million.
Amazon Web Services continues to retain its top spot in the cloud infrastructure market with a 31 percent worldwide market share, according to a new Synergy Research report.
Microsoft quietly launched a promotion offering customers a free Lumia 950 when they buy a Lumia 950 XL at regular price through its online store.
Microsoft's mobile business suffered through another brutal quarter as the company sold only 2.3 million Lumia handsets, down from 8.6 million during the prior year. That marks a 73 percent plunge in Lumia sales year-over-year and follows the 57 percent drop Microsoft endured during the final quarter of 2015.
RoboVM, a company that enables native iOS and Android development in Java, recently announced it will discontinue its service on April 30, 2017.