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CNNMoney: RIM's new BlackBerry: Too little too late?updated: Wed Aug 03 2011 15:07:00

It's another tough day on Wall Street, yet Research in Motion shares are up more than 5% after the company said it would launch a new series of smartphones operating on its BlackBerry 7 OS.

Android or iPhone? Surveys show smartphone users are fickleupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 09:22:00

Is Android "the new black"? New research from Nielsen indicates that consumer tastes in smartphones may be as variable as fashion trends.

CNNMoney: Windows Phone to eclipse iPhone sales by 2015 - forecastupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 14:17:00

Predicting trends in the technology field can be a fool's errand, but forecasting the rapidly changing wireless space is particularly perilous.

Only one in four mobile apps engages user, study saysupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 16:59:00

What makes a good mobile app? In general, it's not whether you download it but whether you keep using it.

Hacking competition leaves Android, Windows Phone 7 undefeatedupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 08:32:00

From the results of the Pwn2Own hacking competition, it looks like Android and Windows Phone 7 are tough nuts to crack.

Zune hardware apparently dead, software and services live onupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 08:29:00

Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft will cease development of its family of Zune-branded music players due to weak demand and a desire to focus on its smartphone platform.

CNNMoney: Windows Phone 7 gets Kinect linkupupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 09:46:00

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer channeled Apple's Steve Jobs at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, when the software giant revealed a jaw-dropping "one more thing" at the tail end of an otherwise yawn-inducing Windows Phone 7 presentation.

CNNMoney: Nokia's new strategy: Windows Phone 7updated: Fri Feb 11 2011 09:48:00

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced Friday that the Finnish mobile phone maker would make a radical shift in its business strategy, highlighted by a switch to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 smartphone platform.

Report: One-quarter of downloaded apps only get used onceupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 16:25:00

OK ... so obviously not all mobile apps are Facebook, "Words With Friends" or "Angry Birds."

CNNMoney: Microsoft posts record sales of $20 billion -- thanks Kinect!updated: Thu Jan 27 2011 17:57:00

Microsoft's booming holiday season led the company to record quarterly sales, which easily trumped Wall Street's forecasts, the software giant announced Thursday.

Android invasion arrives at CESupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 11:54:00

Google doesn't have a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show, but the company's Android software is practically everywhere.

CNNMoney: Microsoft CEO Ballmer wants to talk Kinect, not tabletsupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 10:09:00

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's CES kick-off speech unveiled new sales stats on the company's big holiday hit: its Kinect motion-sensor gaming platform, which sold 8 million units in its first 60 days.

CNNMoney: Windows Phone 7 hits 5,000 app milestoneupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 17:26:00

Windows Phone 7 hit the 5,000-application mark in its app store on Wednesday, as Microsoft announced it has shipped 1.5 million devices to retailers since the phone went on sale two month ago.

The 10 biggest tech 'fails' of 2010updated: Wed Dec 29 2010 05:31:00

In 2010, we saw social networking skyrocket in popularity. We embraced a new category of tablet computer. And we rushed to new gaming systems that let us play video games without a controller.

Apple iPhone fix: Duct tapeupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 05:31:00

Having reception trouble with the iPhone 4? Consumer Reports says the easiest fix may be a sliver of duct tape.

Smartphones battle the heat in viral videoupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 13:38:00

Have you ever wondered which smartphone would last the longest when cooked like a hamburger? Us too.

Windows Phone 7 touches down in Americaupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 17:21:00

Stretch out those fingers, because a new breed of touch-screen smartphones hits the U.S. and Canada on Monday.

CNNMoney: The Windows Phone 7 chicken vs. egg problemupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 10:52:00

Windows Phone 7 goes on sale today, and Microsoft is holding its breath to see how its new, hyped-up smartphone software sells.

App makers put new smartphones to the 'smell test'updated: Mon Oct 25 2010 10:35:00

No matter how much you love your smartphone, it can't reach its full potential unless software developers like it too.

Review: Samsung's Windows Phone 7 packs intuitive, visual punchupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 07:59:00

Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's complete do-over of its mobile operating system, is off to a promising start with the Samsung Focus.

Windows Phone 7 is the real Facebook phoneupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 07:30:00

When Microsoft and Facebook announced that they were partnering to integrate Facebook and Bing for social network-powered search, it confirmed something I thought Monday: Windows Phone 7 is the real Facebook phone.

CNNMoney: The price of gambling on Windows Phone 7updated: Thu Oct 14 2010 12:53:00

How Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 fares over the next year will help answer a high-stakes question: Will manufacturers still pay for the software at the heart of their smartphones?

CNNMoney: Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 7 devicesupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 18:05:00

Microsoft on Monday unveiled its plan to battle the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smartphones with its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system.

A humbled Microsoft prepares to boot up Windows Phone 7updated: Mon Oct 11 2010 07:22:00

Joe Belfiore, Microsoft's man in charge of mobile, has a favorite word when he talks about Windows Phone 7: "holistic." The company's mobile infrastructure underwent a sea change to make an operating system based on what users want, which required retooling its entire phone manufacturing and design strategy.

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7 next weekupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 17:19:00

Microsoft is scheduled to announce its first line of Windows Phone 7 products in a New York press conference next week.

Inside Microsoft's courtship of phone developersupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 07:53:00

Not far away, there's a town called Selah that has become something of a rallying cry for the 15 or so people gathered in a windowless conference room on Microsoft's sprawling corporate campus here.

Windows Phone 7 release dates leakedupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 15:05:00

Smartphones running Microsoft's new operating system are expected to launch in the United States and Europe this fall.

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