Companies in today’s briefs include: Motorola, Nectar Accessories, Accenture, Otterbox, Tektronix Communications, Aktino, Mark/Space, Microsoft, Apple, Ericsson, HP, AT&T, Teledex
Microsoft today said it will acquire mobile backup specialist MobiComp for an undisclosed amount.
In a letter to its mobile development partners, Andy Lees, senior vice president of Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business touted the software giant’s success in the mobile realm.
Motorola announced plans to set up its first WiMAX interoperability testing center in Taiwan.
Microsoft has launched a new version of its Windows Embedded operating system that is used in thin-client laptops, kiosks, point of service devices
Microsoft and Yahoo! returning to merger talks, reports are now saying that the talks focus on Microsoft buying Yahoo!’s search business.
It has been two weeks since Microsoft withdrew its $47.5 billion offer to buy Yahoo! after not being able to reach an amicable deal.
Microsoft and Research In Motion (RIM) announced an agreement to integrate Microsoft Windows Live services into the BlackBerry platform.
Over the weekend, Microsoft withdrew its bid to acquire Yahoo!
Companies in today’s briefs include: Microsoft, Mobile Commerce, AAC Acoustic Technologies, Nokia, Motorola, Sagem Communication, QuickLogic, Bitwave Semiconductor
In more BlackBerry news, Microsoft subsidiary Tellme has launched an application for smartphones that lets users speak a query into their handsets
Microsoft completed its acquisition of Danger, the company announced today.
Microsoft has announced imminent plans to introduce its Silverlight runtime to the estimated 150 million devices running Nokia’s S60 on Symbian OS
Yahoo!’s latest gamble to block Microsoft’s takeover by setting up a business relationship with Google has legal experts shaking their heads.
Andy Lees knew the ubiquity of mobile phones but when he took over recently as the senior vice president in charge
Companies in today’s briefs include: HTC, Best Buy, AOL, Research In Motion, Microsoft, Zumobi, NextWave Wireless, WiChorus
In more from AT&T, the carrier announced plans to install Microsoft’s giant touch-screen computers, called Surface, inside its retail outlets “giving customers the ability to explore their mobile worlds using touch and device-recognition technology.”
According to reports, Microsoft and Yahoo! officials met this weekend to discuss the possible merger; this is the first official meeting for the companies since Yahoo! rejected the software giant’s $44.6 billion takeover bid.
Anti-virus vendor McAfee issued a warning on the company’s blog that a new Windows Mobile trojan has been detected in China.
Trolltech is adding support for Microsoft’s Windows CE operating system to its Qt cross-platform development framework.
Big news for gamers as Microsoft said XNA tools will allow subscribers to post games to its Xbox LIVE community.
Microsoft’s potential to close a deal with Yahoo! appear closer to fruition today than it did earlier this week.
Microsoft tossed a financial and political grenade into the Yahoo! camp with its unsolicited $44.6 billion cash and stock offer to buy the Y! company.
Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Yahoo! could affect the wireless content segment, but probably not enough to cause any alarm.