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Why Windows Phone is barely making a dent in the market

Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.

July 14, 2014 by

Nokia and Microsoft pay £15m for app development

Windows Phone partners Microsoft and Nokia are shelling out €9m each to fund a mobile app development programme at Aalto University in Finland.The €18m (£15m) investment will be used to set up the AppCampus programme and run it for three years, Nokia and Microsoft said in an announcement on Monday.

March 26, 2012 by

Microsoft expands vast Dublin datacentre

Microsoft is ploughing $130m (£82m) into its huge Dublin datacentre in response to European demand for the company's technology services, it said.The investment will add a further 112,000 square feet of space to the existing 300,000-square foot facility, Stephen McGibbon, Microsoft chief technology officer in EMEA, said on Thursday.

February 24, 2012 by

'Catapult' centre to give digital boost to businesses

The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.

January 26, 2012 by

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