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Microsoft to acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 Billion

In a press release late last night, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion.
by Ankit BanerjeeSeptember 3, 201334

Google smartwatch interest further confirmed by WIMM Labs acquisition

Google has acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs, a move that seems to confirm Google's interest in making a smartwatch of its own, something we've heard of before.
by Chris SmithAugust 30, 20135

Microsoft develops sound based NFC

Microsoft Research has devised a peer to peer acoustic file transfer protocol, which allows devices to send and receive information over the air using sound.
by Robert TriggsAugust 16, 20135

Google and Microsoft square off over Windows Phone Youtube app

Microsoft claims that Google is purposely blocking its YouTube app for Windows Phone, following a dispute over in-app advertising and video downloading.
by Robert TriggsAugust 16, 201318

Top Android news of the week, August 4, 2013

This week, we had some good news for owners of bogged down Nexus 7s (2012), Samsung got caught red-handed, MS Office hit Android, the Moto X has landed (finally), and Google has your ...
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 4, 2013

Android dominates the tablet market in Q2 2013, with 67% of global shipments

Android continues to tighten its grip on the tablet market, acquiring a 67% share of the market during Q2 2013. Meanwhile, Apple shipments shrank by 14 percent year-on-year.
by Robert TriggsJuly 30, 201321

Canalys: Over 5 million smartwatch units shipping next year

A research firm is expecting the smartwatch business to show significant growth next year, forecasting over 5 million smartwatch sales for 2014.
by Chris SmithJuly 17, 20134

Skype for Android goes flatter, cleaner with Metro-inspired redesign

Skype's latest app for Android is reworked from ground up and now features a flatter, cleaner redesign inspired by Metro. Are apps and mobile platforms now moving toward this design ...
by J. Angelo RacomaJuly 2, 201313

Analyst says that Nokia should adopt Android before it’s too late

Recent data indicates that Nokia is struggling with the Windows platform, with some analysts now suggesting that Nokia needs to bite the bullet and switch to the more popular Android ...
by Robert TriggsJuly 2, 201330

Microsoft won’t bring its PC and Xbox games to Android after all

A recent report about Microsoft making available some of its PC and Xbox titles on mobile platforms including Android turned out to be a misunderstanding.
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 28, 20137
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