Microsoft may not get its first Surface Mini tablet out the door until Spring 2014 -- which is looking like the same time when its Windows variants may get a refresh, sources say.
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The EU has approved Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.
Microsoft may be considering delivering the consumer- and business-focused versions of Windows client on different schedules, going forward, according to Terry Myerson, head of the operating system group.
In the mobile market -- at least the higher-volume, lower-cost part of it -- the new Microsoft is looking to make money on services, not operating systems.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
It's looking increasingly likely that Microsoft has no intentions of dumping the Android-based Nokia X phones that Nokia introduced just before its handset business became part of Microsoft.
Microsoft is getting closer to making Windows Phone 8.1 available publicly. The company will launch the first phone preloaded with WP 8.1, the Lumia 630, this week in Asia.
Microsoft may be phasing out usage of both 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' in its advertising and marketing materials as soon as this holiday season.
What comes after Windows 8.1 Update? Sources say a second update is on its way, and that Microsoft's unified OS group is picking up the delivery pace.