Nokia said that if Microsoft builds its own branded Surface smartphone, the move could hurt Nokia's business.
BARCELONA, Spain--Microsoft feels like it is getting enough financial and marketing support from its key operator partners for Windows Phone 8 and is working to build on those relationships to drive more sales, according to a Microsoft executive.
Apple's iPhone remains the top choice for enterprise customers as they think about their next smartphone purchase, but Microsoft should take heart as more business users are thinking about purchasing a Windows tablet over an iPad for their next tablet purchase, according to a new research report.
France Telecom Orange has placed some of its eggs firmly in the Microsoft basket by declaring that the Windows 8 operating system will be extremely important for its multi-screen development plans.
Google revealed it has no current plans to expand business applications like Gmail and Drive to Microsoft's fledgling Windows Phone 8, citing lack of customer interest in the platform.
The history of Microsoft may be littered with failure but it is equally full of sensational hits--Windows 95 or the Xbox to name a few. On the verge of the Windows 8 launch, the industry is rife with speculation about its future. Will Windows 8 be Microsoft's New Coke or will it be a hit?
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 launches this fall, and Smith Micro has added a new piece to its line of QuickLink broadband connection manager solutions to address connectivity for Windows 8 devices.
Microsoft's chief experience evangelist would probably never want to be caught sounding like someone from Apple, but in a recent talk about the way the company approached the design of Windows 8 and mobility, Chris Bernard's story could best be summed up in two words: Think different.
CCS Insight's John Jackson writes that competitive conditions in the mobile computing market will drive technology suppliers toward a more wholesale embrace of vertically integrated business models. These models will encompass control of hardware, software, application development, service distribution and the user experience in general.
Mobile developers are turning their attentions to the enterprise, and they're bringing iOS along with it.