This week in Windows Phone we heard that developers don't think porting apps has value, Microsoft to control Windows 10 Mobile updates, and LG is back.
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This week in Windows Phone we saw a big new Windows 10 update, heard that porting apps may not be so easy, and the hot Lumia 640 is coming to the US.
It's not exactly Android-style fragmentation, but Windows Phone users are perennially frustrated at carriers dragging their feet on operating system updates. That's all changing with Windows 10 Mobile, the company says. And this time they mean it.
This week, Microsoft's browser developers made a startling announcement. As Internet Explorer rides off into the sunset, the company declared that its new Windows 10 browser, Edge, is an app. That's an enormous change from its antitrust arguments years ago.
Microsoft is rolling out to its Insider testers a new test build of Windows 10 Mobile for phones, as well as promised test builds of its Office Universal apps for Windows Phones.
Australia's second-largest mobile company Optus has reported Q4 operating revenue up 11.9 percent with the net addition of 42,000 new mobile customers.
The Australian Department of Agriculture is replacing its fleet of desktops with HP Minis running Windows 8, as the company also undertakes an HP tablet deployment.
Another month has passed and it's time to look back on the top stories on ZDNet Mobile News. Stories that struck a chord with readers included one about Windows tablets being better for work than iPads and Android tablets, and another with a simple way to stretch iPhone battery life.
Australian taxi app and mobile payments platform startup Ingogo is one step closer to listing publicly, with the company expecting to close a new AU$12 million funding round by May.
BlackBerry's smartphone business is limping along but the company knows mobile device security. It plans to apply that expertise to billions of potential connected things.
Microsoft has released to testers its third public preview of Windows 10 Mobile for Windows Phones.
Samsung plans to launch a fingerprint authentication mobile payment service in South Korea this month, with the aim to later expand it globally, the company has said.
Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is working on a new set of Azure 'mobile first/cloud first' microservices for business users, an effort some at the company say could become another billion-dollar business.
The latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones made it into the hands of beta testers over the weekend. Although it boasts a few interesting new features, some very rough edges and key missing pieces make this release for diehard testers only
The company hopes to expand the base of developers working on 3D mobile sensing by reducing the price of entry to $512.
Microsoft is delivering a second preview build of Windows 10 Mobile to testers, one which includes the company's new 'Spartan' browser, and new Mail, Calendar, Phone and Messaging apps.
Microsoft officials confirm the company will deliver the second tech preview of Windows Server 2016 in May.
The company makes a sports video analysis platform that allows coaches and athletes to capture, edit and share game or practice video from mobile devices.
Alan Trefler, CEO of Pegasystems, a $600 million software company, shares strategy on bootstrapping a company, creating great customer service, and why "mobile first" is not always best.
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