In many respects, the Microsoft-Nokia deal rhymes with Google's Motorola purchase. The difference: Nokia controlled so much Windows Phone distribution that Microsoft had to buy it.
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When Marty Cooper called his rival 40-years ago, he knew he had something good, but no clue aout how good. Here's the good, the bad and the ugly models in cell phone history.
The IronKey Workspace is an encrypted USB flash drive certified by Microsoft to be a Windows To Go drive device.
You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.
Overnight, Microsoft revealed the launch date for Windows Phone 8, Intel launched its personal cloud product, the UK government is considering Facebook log-ins for services, and Google warned that Motorola Mobility is still making a loss.
The security researcher who disclosed a Samsung Galaxy S III flaw that could trigger an unwanted reset has said other handsets could be susceptible to the problem, including the HTC One Series and Motorola Droids.
Both Nokia and Motorola promise great things in their respective press events being held today. We will probably hear about Windows Phone and Intel phones today. Follow them live.
Microsoft has rejected an offer from Motorola to settle the patent battle between the two companies.The sprawling conflict has seen Motorola win an as-yet unenforced ban in Germany on Windows 7 and the Xbox 360, and Microsoft win a US import ban on some Motorola Android handsets.
Microsoft has had to come up with a new way for Windows 8 users to boot from USB drives because the operating system's start-up time is too quick for the old method, the company has said.Since Windows 95, users have been able to press a function key such as F8 or F12 during start-up, to access advanced boot menus, debugging options and other features.
Microsoft has said it will appeal the ruling, which a US court has already forbidden Motorola from enforcing
Another day, another patent fight. Motorola won an injunction against Microsoft's Windows 7 and Xbox consoles, but it won't be enforced immediately.
The semiconductor maker, which has Nokia as a major customer, will try to reverse deepening losses by trimming down its R&D efforts and focusing on bundled systems for mobile manufacturers
Microsoft has announced a partial list of features of Windows 8 Enterprise, with the majority already available in previous operating systems.One new feature in a list published by Microsoft on Wednesday was 'Windows To Go', a Windows 8 desktop which can be loaded onto USB stick, aimed at businesses keen to let employees bring their own devices to work (BYOD).
The latest decision in Microsoft's patent dispute with Motorola Mobility is in Microsoft's favor.
People can quickly load a secure cloud-based Windows or Linux operating system onto client computers via a USB device, thanks to prototype technology developed by IBM
Faster and more convenient than installing from a DVD.
The cash-haemorrhaging joint venture between STMicro and Ericsson has revealed even deeper losses than before, which it has blamed on the change of business at key customer Nokia
The Taiwanese manufacturer is the latest to say which of its devices will get upgrades to Android 4.0, following similar announcements from Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, LG and Asus
The deal, a major win for the as-yet unprofitable ST-Ericsson, will lead to the first Windows Phones not to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon platform and allow Nokia to make cheaper Windows Phone handsets
Executives from Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, and ZTE all assert that Google's pending purchase of Motorola Mobility won't hurt the Android ecosystem.
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