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Lifehacker Australia
Create A Masterpiece On Your iOS DeviceToday’s best deals include WinGym for Android, Tayasui Sketches for iOS and Wor
Create A Masterpiece On Your iOS Device
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
Today’s best deals include WinGym for Android, Tayasui Sketches for iOS and WorldWeather for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! NOTE: This is a hand-picked list of apps that we think are worth checking out, but we do not endorse... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft's Lumia 650 has good looks at a low price videofacial recognition and the Windows continuing PC like experience. Then again yo
Microsoft's Lumia 650 has good looks at a low price video
CNET / Posted 15 hours ago
facial recognition and the Windows continuing PC like experience. Then again you're only paying $199 US or $299 Australian and they're features you might not miss. For a low cost Windows phone experience, the Lumia 650 ticks the right boxes. [M... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Top 10 Microsoft fails: Updategate, Surface RT, Windows Vista and morerecently. The INQUIRER has put together a rundown of some of the more disappoi
Top 10 Microsoft fails: Updategate, Surface RT, Windows Vista and more
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 22 hours ago
recently. The INQUIRER has put together a rundown of some of the more disappointing moments in the firm's history. 10. Windows Phone It's not entirely Microsoft's fault. The platform is good and has much to recommend it, not least the live... Read more
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FOX Business
How Much Did Microsoft's Nokia Purchase Cost Investors?Image source: Microsoft. Windows Phone is all but dead. Gartner's latest marke
How Much Did Microsoft's Nokia Purchase Cost Investors?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
Image source: Microsoft. Windows Phone is all but dead. Gartner's latest market estimates show that Windows Phones accounted for just 0.7% of smartphone sales in the first quarter. Now, the product Microsoft spent $7.2 billion to save looks like it... Read more
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FOX Business
How Much Did Microsoft's Nokia Purchase Cost Investors?Image source: Microsoft. Continue Reading Below Windows Phone is all but dead
How Much Did Microsoft's Nokia Purchase Cost Investors?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
Image source: Microsoft. Continue Reading Below Windows Phone is all but dead. Gartner's latest market estimates show that Windows Phones accounted for just 0.7% of smartphone sales in the first quarter. Now, the product Microsoft spent $7.2... Read more
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examiner.com
Paypal shuts down Windows Phone, Blackberry and Amazon Kindle Firehead to the Google Play store, Apple App Store or m.paypal.com in order to acce
Paypal shuts down Windows Phone, Blackberry and Amazon Kindle Fire
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
head to the Google Play store, Apple App Store or m.paypal.com in order to access your PayPal account via the mobile web. Windows Phone users will see the current version of the app go down June 30, but users will still be able to access PayPal... Read more
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Lifehacker
TimeStats Pomodoro Planner Is the Ultimate All-In-One Productivity AppAndroid/Windows Phone/Windows 10: Pomodoro. Kanban boards. Time tracking. Sched
TimeStats Pomodoro Planner Is the Ultimate All-In-One Productivity App
Lifehacker / Posted 2 days ago
Android/Windows Phone/Windows 10: Pomodoro. Kanban boards. Time tracking. Scheduling. If you’re into productivity and a fan of Lifehacker, you know these concepts and how they can help you get stuff done. TimeStats brings them all in one place to... Read more
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The Register
The Windows Phone story: From hope to dusty abandonwarehad been handed out at the meticulously managed, and very expensive relaunch of
The Windows Phone story: From hope to dusty abandonware
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
had been handed out at the meticulously managed, and very expensive relaunch of Microsoft’s mobile efforts: the debut of “Windows Phone Series 7” on October 11th, 2010. (I somehow managed to be spared a three hour tutorial the next day, which my... Read more
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PhysOrg
Opinion: As Microsoft kills off the remnants of Nokia, it signs off on its own eventual demisePayPal is the latest company to join a long list to ditch support for the "frin
Opinion: As Microsoft kills off the remnants of Nokia, it signs off on its own eventual demise
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
PayPal is the latest company to join a long list to ditch support for the "fringe" phone operating systems: Microsoft's Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon's Fire OS. This decision comes on the heels of Microsoft's announcement of getting rid of a... Read more
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Gamasutra
KamaGames Announces New Player Research Statistics To Mark Pokerist Texas Poker’s 6th Anniversaryfirst on Facebook and then on iOS and Android on 28 th May 2010. Since then, th
KamaGames Announces New Player Research Statistics To Mark Pokerist Texas Poker’s 6th Anniversary
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
first on Facebook and then on iOS and Android on 28 th May 2010. Since then, the game has been released on the Yahoo store, Windows Phone Store, Amazon Apps Store and Apple TV with over 81 million players around the world sitting down at the tables... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What On Earth Is Happening With Microsoft's Mobile Division?looks bleak now, but Microsoft’s mobile ambitions are not dead just yet. Micro
What On Earth Is Happening With Microsoft's Mobile Division?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
looks bleak now, but Microsoft’s mobile ambitions are not dead just yet. Microsoft has announced it will streamline its Windows phone hardware business to focus on business customers. Approximately 1850 staff will be cut as the company... Read more
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CIO
Microsoft eats another $1B as phone strategy shrinks to enterprise-onlyat J. Gold Associates. "It goes back much further than Nokia," Gold said. "They
Microsoft eats another $1B as phone strategy shrinks to enterprise-only
CIO / Posted 3 days ago
at J. Gold Associates. "It goes back much further than Nokia," Gold said. "They were investing $1-to-$2 billion a year in Windows Phone for years. So the overall amount is much higher. But it's not going to hurt Microsoft. It's not going... Read more
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iTWire
New Windows 10 Remote Desktop appzoom, multiple simultaneous connections, printer redirect, etc. These are all c
New Windows 10 Remote Desktop app
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
zoom, multiple simultaneous connections, printer redirect, etc. These are all coming, and the app will update over time. Other versions of Remote Desktop are also available for Windows 8.x or earlier, iOS, Mac OS X, Android, and Windows Phon... Read more
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Gamasutra
T-Kara Puzzles launching on Steam June 1st - 2016into developing games in 2009 and has released several games since then. Develo
T-Kara Puzzles launching on Steam June 1st - 2016
Gamasutra / Posted 3 days ago
into developing games in 2009 and has released several games since then. Developing for Xbox360, Windows Store (With Xbox Live), Windows Phone, Android, iOS and now Steam, Mexond is most known for the games T-Kara Puzzles, Animated Puzzles and De... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Microsoft's moves away from making smartphonesnow, but it's worth remembering that there was a time when smart analysts thoug
Microsoft's moves away from making smartphones
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
now, but it's worth remembering that there was a time when smart analysts thought that the mobile operating system Windows Phone could overtake Apple's iOS by the end of 2015. Related ContentThis search engine could be way smarter than... Read more
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Fortune
You Won't Be Able to Use PayPal's App on These Phones Anymorefrom your phone. That’s because the payments service is shuttering its app for
You Won't Be Able to Use PayPal's App on These Phones Anymore
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
from your phone. That’s because the payments service is shuttering its app for the smartphone, along with apps for the Windows Phone and Amazon’s amzn Fire phone on June 30, according to a company blog post. After that date, PayPal’s flagship... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Nokia Stages Smartphone Comebacknone of the OEMs are interested in licensing Windows 10 for phones. They are al
Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 3 days ago
none of the OEMs are interested in licensing Windows 10 for phones. They are all happy with Android, so why would they use Windows Phone at some point?" The Microsoft deal is expected to close during the second half of 2016. David Jones is a... Read more
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Philly.com
Microsoft to cut 1,850 jobs at struggling smartphone unitto develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave
Microsoft to cut 1,850 jobs at struggling smartphone unit
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
to develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave no comment on whether it would develop new Windows phones. Global market share of Windows smartphones fell below 1 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to... Read more
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The Register
WinPhone? No PayPal, palPayPal's app will be discontinued on all Amazon Fire, Windows Phone and BlackBe
WinPhone? No PayPal, pal
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
PayPal's app will be discontinued on all Amazon Fire, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices in June after the release of a new version, 6.0. PayPal will only be supporting Android and iOS devices following declining sales on other platforms. PayPal... Read more
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CNET
PayPal to Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Amazon Kindle: Buh-ByePayPal has pulled the plug on apps for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Ki
PayPal to Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Amazon Kindle: Buh-Bye
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
PayPal has pulled the plug on apps for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Kindle devices. The news comes as PayPal readies its latest iteration of its app version 6 for Apple iPhone and Google Android users. June 30 will be the last day for... Read more
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International Business Times
PayPal mobile app to be killed off for Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon Fire OS devices PayPal is discontinuing its mobile app for Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon
PayPal mobile app to be killed off for Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon Fire OS devices
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
PayPal is discontinuing its mobile app for Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon Fire OS devices to focus its efforts on Android and Apple. As of 30 June, users of affected devices will no longer be able to access the PayPal app, the company... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Microsoft to slash 1850 jobs as Nokia smartphone unit continues to struggle10 platform and support for Lumia phones will remain intact, without giving any
Microsoft to slash 1850 jobs as Nokia smartphone unit continues to struggle
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
10 platform and support for Lumia phones will remain intact, without giving any details on whether it would develop a new Windows phone, Reuters reported. The company sold its entry-level feature phones business for $350m earlier this month. In... Read more
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Wired News
The Smartest Thing a Tech Company Can Do? Don’t Make a PhoneAndroid interface Facebook Home. Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia Devices the n
The Smartest Thing a Tech Company Can Do? Don’t Make a Phone
Wired News / Posted 3 days ago
Android interface Facebook Home. Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia Devices the next year brought the company’s line of Windows Phone handsets in-house. Not to be left out, Amazon announced its Fire phone a few months later.Meanwhile, if you... Read more
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Mashable
PayPal drives another nail into the Windows Phone and BlackBerry coffinsa new version of its mobile app, 6.0, and it wants iPhone and Android users to
PayPal drives another nail into the Windows Phone and BlackBerry coffins
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
a new version of its mobile app, 6.0, and it wants iPhone and Android users to upgrade to it until the end of June. Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon Fire users, however, are getting a different message: Paypal is discontinuing the app on... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
PayPal discontinues Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone appsPAYPAL HAS ANNOUNCED that it will discontinue its apps for Amazon Fire, BlackBe
PayPal discontinues Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone apps
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 3 days ago
PAYPAL HAS ANNOUNCED that it will discontinue its apps for Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices. The company will force all its Android and iOS users to update their apps on 30 June to the latest version, which boasts "enhanced features... Read more
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New Kerala
Microsoft signals end of Nokia experiment, cuts 1,850 jobs - newkerala.com #68026to security, manageability, and continuum, and with consumers who value the sam
Microsoft signals end of Nokia experiment, cuts 1,850 jobs - newkerala.com #68026
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
to security, manageability, and continuum, and with consumers who value the same," Nadella added. Microsoft's Lumia and Windows Phone strategy has failed as both sales and Windows Phone market share have declined since the tech giant's mobile... Read more
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iol.co.za
Microsoft’s job cuts mostly in Finlandto develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave
Microsoft’s job cuts mostly in Finland
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
to develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave no comment on whether it would develop new Windows phones. Global market share of Windows smartphones fell below 1 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to... Read more
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dna
Microsoft to cut 1,850 jobs at struggling smartphone unitto develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave
Microsoft to cut 1,850 jobs at struggling smartphone unit
dna / Posted 4 days ago
to develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave no comment on whether it would develop new Windows phones. Global market share of Windows smartphones fell below 1 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Free fitness apps: Personal trainer in your pocket, 7 apps you may like to installweight with MyFitnessPal, a widely popular health and fitness app. It is availa
Free fitness apps: Personal trainer in your pocket, 7 apps you may like to install
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
weight with MyFitnessPal, a widely popular health and fitness app. It is available on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone, even the Web. The app gives you a wealth of tools for tracking what and how much you eat, and how many... Read more
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Business Standard India
Microsoft to see 1,850 jobs cuts at struggling smartphone unitto develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave
Microsoft to see 1,850 jobs cuts at struggling smartphone unit
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
to develop the Windows 10 platform and support its Lumia smartphones, but gave no comment on whether it would develop new Windows phones. Global market share of Windows smartphones fell below 1% in the first quarter of 2016, according to research... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Microsoft giving up smartphone manufacturing — unionspokesperson added: “We have nothing to share about our future product roadmap.
Microsoft giving up smartphone manufacturing — union
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
spokesperson added: “We have nothing to share about our future product roadmap.” Employees surprised Nearly 2.4 million Windows Phones were sold in the latest quarter, around 0.7 percent market share overall. That’s a decrease from the 2.5... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Type Faster, Type BetterToday’s best deals include Notifly for Android, WRIO Keyboard for iOS and Files
Type Faster, Type Better
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Today’s best deals include Notifly for Android, WRIO Keyboard for iOS and Files&Folders Pro for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! NOTE: This is a hand-picked list of apps that we think are worth checking out, but we do not... Read more
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Mashable
What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone?had won the mobile war, a war Microsoft couldn't afford to wage any longer — at
What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone?
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
had won the mobile war, a war Microsoft couldn't afford to wage any longer — at least directly. As a result, I declared Windows Phone (and by extension Windows 10 Mobile) all but dead. I stand by that assessment, although the picture today is... Read more
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The Verge
PayPal is shutting down its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon appsoperating systems supported by the company's flagship app down to just two: And
PayPal is shutting down its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon apps
The Verge / Posted 4 days ago
operating systems supported by the company's flagship app down to just two: Android and iOS. The PayPal mobile apps for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon's Fire OS will be discontinued as of June 30th. It's fairly common to see these... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing: unionadded: "We have nothing to share about our future product roadmap." - Employee
Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing: union
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
added: "We have nothing to share about our future product roadmap." - Employees surprised - Nearly 2.4 million Windows Phones were sold in the latest quarter, around 0.7 percent market share overall. That's a decrease from the 2.5... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Microsoft Just Blitzkrieged Its Own Phone Businessphone division to Foxconn in a $350 million fire sale. It was nice knowing you,
Microsoft Just Blitzkrieged Its Own Phone Business
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
phone division to Foxconn in a $350 million fire sale. It was nice knowing you, Nokia. It’s been a grim few days for Nokia/Windows Phone fans. First, Microsoft permanently washed its hands of the Nokia brand name by foisting it on a third-party... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone BizPC, and in their eyes better," Day told the E-Commerce Times. "If this did not
Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone Biz
E-Commerce Times / Posted 4 days ago
PC, and in their eyes better," Day told the E-Commerce Times. "If this did not work with Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile 6, [Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile] . . . they should have changed their strategy while there was time to fix it." Most of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Microsoft may cut 1,850 jobs as Nadella pares phone ambitionshas already written off most of the $9.5-billion Nokia deal, led by his predece
Microsoft may cut 1,850 jobs as Nadella pares phone ambitions
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
has already written off most of the $9.5-billion Nokia deal, led by his predecessor Steve Ballmer, shifting its Windows phone strategy toward business customers as it struggles to compete with Apple Inc and vendors using the Android... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Microsoft kills the last remnants of Nokia, will lay off 1,850 peoplehave been hungry for such products. In the early, pre-iPhone smartphone era, Wi
Microsoft kills the last remnants of Nokia, will lay off 1,850 people
ExtremeTech / Posted 4 days ago
have been hungry for such products. In the early, pre-iPhone smartphone era, Windows Mobile (not to be confused with Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile) was built on Windows CE and mimicked many features of the Windows UI, but shrunk them to... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Microsoft pulls plug on consumer smartphones, axes another 1,850 jobs – MacDailyNewscontinue to serve phones aimed at the business market and license Windows 10 to
Microsoft pulls plug on consumer smartphones, axes another 1,850 jobs – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 4 days ago
continue to serve phones aimed at the business market and license Windows 10 to any other hardware makers that want to give Windows Phone a try,” Fried reports. “While the company said Wednesday to expect new Microsoft-made phone models, it declined... Read more
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USA Today
Baig: What's left for Microsoft in mobilebut it is evident that it still wants to adapt Windows 10 for smaller screens a
Baig: What's left for Microsoft in mobile
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
but it is evident that it still wants to adapt Windows 10 for smaller screens and form factors. Even without owning a Windows Phone per se, you'll still likely have plenty of opportunities to engage with Microsoft products and services:... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Microsoft Is Finally Washing Its Hands Of Its Failed Nokia Ventureof the Nokia deal. But it can't scale back much further without giving up enti
Microsoft Is Finally Washing Its Hands Of Its Failed Nokia Venture
KIVI Boise / Posted 4 days ago
of the Nokia deal. But it can't scale back much further without giving up entirely. Market research firm Gartner placed Windows phone market share at a measly 0.7 percent. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the company will focus on areas where... Read more
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The China Post
Microsoft to terminate smartphone manufacturing: unionhandset unit in 2014 for some US$7.2 billion to Microsoft, which is closing the
Microsoft to terminate smartphone manufacturing: union
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
handset unit in 2014 for some US$7.2 billion to Microsoft, which is closing the entire unit. Nearly 2.4 million Windows Phones were sold in the latest quarter, around 0.7 percent market share overall. That's a decrease from the 2.5... Read more
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Gamasutra
Microsoft could lay off 1,850 to streamline smartphone businesswill continue to innovate across devices and on our cloud services across all m
Microsoft could lay off 1,850 to streamline smartphone business
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
will continue to innovate across devices and on our cloud services across all mobile platforms.” At the time, Windows Phone was flagging, and held just a 3 percent share of the mobile market. "The reason why anybody would want to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing: unionunprofitable handset unit in 2014 for some $7.2 billion to Microsoft, which is
Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing: union
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
unprofitable handset unit in 2014 for some $7.2 billion to Microsoft, which is closing the entire unit. Nearly 2.4 million Windows Phones were sold in the latest quarter, around 0.7 percent market share overall. That’s a decrease from the 2.5... Read more
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Market Watch
Microsoft to cut 1,850 smartphone workersInc.'s Android operating system outpaced Microsoft. It shifted strategy in 2010
Microsoft to cut 1,850 smartphone workers
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Inc.'s Android operating system outpaced Microsoft. It shifted strategy in 2010, targeting consumers with the renamed Windows Phone software. Microsoft acquired Nokia's handset business in hope of catching up, which gave the software giant a... Read more
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The Verge
Microsoft won PC but lost mobile, what now?$950 million write off and 1,850 more job losses. Microsoft's Lumia devices sti
Microsoft won PC but lost mobile, what now?
The Verge / Posted 4 days ago
$950 million write off and 1,850 more job losses. Microsoft's Lumia devices still account for more than 95 percent of all Windows phones sold, but a lack of new devices means sales and Windows Phone market share have declined sharply over the past... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Microsoft axes 1,850 more staff from mobile biz as Windows Phone goes into freefallsmartphone business has been having a rough time lately. Figures released earli
Microsoft axes 1,850 more staff from mobile biz as Windows Phone goes into freefall
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 4 days ago
smartphone business has been having a rough time lately. Figures released earlier this week showed that Windows Phone devices now account for less than one per cent of the global smartphone market, leading many to suggest that... Read more
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Newsmax
Microsoft May Cut 1,850 Jobs as Nadella Pares Phone Ambitionshas already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predeces
Microsoft May Cut 1,850 Jobs as Nadella Pares Phone Ambitions
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
has already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predecessor Steve Ballmer, shifting its Windows phone strategy toward business customers as it struggles to compete with Apple Inc. and vendors using the Android... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jobs at risk as Microsoft pares phone ambitionshas already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predeces
Jobs at risk as Microsoft pares phone ambitions
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
has already written off most of the $9.5 billion Nokia deal led by his predecessor Steve Ballmer, shifting its Windows phone strategy toward business customers as it struggles to compete with Apple and vendors using the Android... Read more
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