Microsoft, LG to collaborate on converged devices

Microsoft and LG announced a memorandum of understanding that ties the two companies further together on mobile devices.

The agreement calls for greater collaboration on research and development, marketing, applications and services in the converged mobile devices space.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that in the face of increasing competition in the mobile devices space, it made sense for both companies to pursue an aggressive, forward-looking strategy. "At the end of the day, the only way to really move forward is to continue to push new technology, new products and new innovations that have the opportunity to help all of our customers, improve businesses, their lives and reduce cost," he said.

Microsoft also plans to invest $60 million in South Korea over the next three years, in different economic areas, including training and business development. 

For more:
- see this article
- see this article about the investment

Related Articles:
Microsoft mulling Windows Mobile/Zune convergence
Microsoft: Zune software coming to Windows Mobile

Suggested Articles

The Wi-Fi community is finally getting a much-needed infusion in the form of spectrum in the 6 GHz band.

AT&T boosted its millimeter wave spectrum holdings following the FCC’s latest 5G auction, increasing its 39 GHz position by more than 100%.

It’s the end of the era for Sprint as T-Mobile US announced it officially completed its merger with Sprint to create the new T-Mobile.