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Microsoft resets Windows Phone to reach lower cost markets

Monday, February 24, 2014 | More »

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Microsoft Corp is pushing to reach a far wider audience for smartphones running its Windows Phone software by turning to cheaper chipsets and easing restrictions on how phone makers use its software to encourage them to drive down costs. Nick Parker, Microsoft’s senior vice president for hands...

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Nokia to unveil low-cost Android phone

Nokia will unveil a low-cost smartphone running a version of Google Inc’s Android operating system, despite the company’s close partnership with Microsoft Corp and its competing Windows system, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The handset division of the Finnish company,...

11 February, 2014 | More »

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Windows Phone is the second-largest smartphone platform in India, after Android: IDC

Windows Phone is the second most widely used smartphone platform in India, according to an IDC Asia Pacific Mobile Phone Tracker report (for the quarter April-June 2013). The report mentions that the platform enjoys a market share of 5.4 per cent in the country, beating both Apple’s iOS and Bl...

18 September, 2013 | More »

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Google blocks YouTube app for Windows Phone again; Microsoft claims foul play!

The on-going war between giants Google and Microsoft took an ugly turn yesterday when David Howard, corporate VP & deputy general counsel, litigation and antitrust at Microsoft blasted the search giant for the company’s inconsistency with its ‘commitment of openness’. To give you a better ...

16 August, 2013 | More »

After Android and iOS, BigFlix launches Windows Phone app

Big Flix Pvt Ltd, the digital media arm of Reliance Group, has launched an app for the Windows Phone platform. The company claims that it is the first Indian video-on-demand app available on Windows Phone and with the app, users will be able to view over 1000 movies. The app is available for downlo...

29 August, 2012 | More »

Verizon Betting On Windows Phone OS Even As Nokia Bleeds

Verizon Wireless plans to put its marketing weight behind Microsoft Corp’s next mobile phone software to help develop a strong competitor to Apple Inc and Google Inc, according to the chief financial officer of Verizon Communications. Verizon Wireless, a venture of Verizon and Vodafone Group P...

20 April, 2012 | More »

Angry Birds & Pigs Go To Space; New Game Crosses 10M Downloads In Just 3 Days

Angry Birds Space, the latest game from Rovio Entertainment Ltd has crossed the 10 million downloads mark in just three days since its launch. The news was first flashed on micro-blogging site Twitter. The new game was announced from the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA astronaut Don Petit ...

27 March, 2012 | More »