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Equinix brings Microsoft's Azure ExpressRoute to Washington, D.C.

Equinix is giving Washington, D.C., businesses another option to get Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute by offering the service out of its Washington, D.C., Cloud Exchange facility.

Microsoft's Nadella: There's room for us with Apple and Google in the consumer market

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out a manifesto for the company to move beyond the "devices and services" mantra supported by his predecessor Steve Ballmer and into an era where the software giant focuses on "productivity and platforms."

Wireless in the second quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

Rumor Mill: Microsoft's wearable will be a fitness tracker, coming this fall to Android, iOS and Windows

Microsoft will release this fall a wearable fitness band that will display smartphone notifications, according to a report from  SuperSite for Windows.

Qualcomm secures 60 GHz WiGig beachhead with Wilocity acquisition

Qualcomm confirmed its acquisition of WiGig chipmaker Wilocity, a move designed to enable Qualcomm to easily integrate WiGig into its mobile platforms and secure the vendor's role in wireless streaming of 4K video and high-throughput peer-to-peer communications for mobile, computing and networking devices.

Microsoft joins Qualcomm in AllSeen Alliance's Internet of Things push

Microsoft joined the AllSeen Alliance, an open-source project founded on Qualcomm technology and aimed at coming up with a standard to connect devices and have them interact as part of the Internet of Things. The software giant's participation in the group adds heft to its membership, which has been largely dominated by consumer electronics and home appliance makers.

Microsoft joins Qualcomm-backed connected home standards group

Qualcomm gained an ally in Microsoft in its efforts to develop common standards for connected home equipment, but faces a challenge convincing rival chip makers to follow its path.

TV Everywhere's Paleolithic rollout continues: Showtime Anytime now on Xbox 360

The confoundingly slow rollout of TV Everywhere across the OTT and mobile device plain continued Tuesday, with the announcement that Showtime Anytime is now accessible through authentication on the Xbox 360 for Showtime subscribers who also use Microsoft's Xbox Live programming service.

Google's Android One initiative takes the fight to Microsoft, Mozilla in developing world

Microsoft, Mozilla, the Tizen Association and others are moving to lower-cost hardware in an effort to gain share in emerging markets. However, Google's Android One software and hardware reference design program could undercut those efforts by enhancing the Android experience on cheap devices in the developing world.

Nokia X2 shows Microsoft's continued support of Google's Android

Microsoft's Nokia took the wraps off the new Nokia X2, a device that runs Android and will sell for around $135. The device appears to indicate Microsoft's intention, at least for the time being, to maintain Nokia's plans to sell Android phones as a low-cost alternative to Nokia's wider line of Lumia Windows Phone devices.