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Does Nokia X mark a new chapter for Microsoft?

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What does the arrival of the Android-based Nokia X family of smartphones mean for the Finnish firm’s new owner, Microsoft?
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

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'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella says Microsoft must “discover the new formula” for good management

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“Any organisational structure you have today is irrelevant” says new CEO
21 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

Who is winning the race for dominance of the increasingly cut-throat mobile market? Can Windows Phone catch up? Is BlackBerry dead? What about Xiaomi? Stuart Sumner investigates
31 Jan 2014

Microsoft considers making Windows Phone and Windows RT licence free

Will Microsoft make Windows Phone and RT free to device makers?
11 Dec 2013

Microsoft accuses Google of placing “impossible roadblocks” in front of Windows Phone YouTube app

“Their objections are nothing other than excuses” says Microsoft antitrust VP Howard
16 Aug 2013

Britvic dumps BlackBerry for Windows Phone

Staff to use Nokia Lumia 720s to replace BlackBerry 7 smartphones
01 Aug 2013

Nokia chose Windows instead of Android to offer mobile carriers 'third alternative'

Stephen Elop opted out of negotiations with Google as he could see Samsung dominating Android back in 2010
15 Jul 2013

RBWM council dumps BlackBerry for Windows 8 phones

Chief architect Dan Brookman explains how Windows mobile fits in with the council's planned new setup
24 Jun 2013

BBC admits role in helping Apple develop iPhone and iPad

BBC CTO John Linwood discusses his organisation's role in feeding in to Apple's R&D programme
22 Feb 2013

Google built up position with 'illegal network of agreements', claims Microsoft-backed industry group

Google uses anti-competitive practices to extend dominance from desktop to mobile operating systems, claims Microsoft-backed group
12 Feb 2013

Google Android app development outpacing Apple iOS (and Windows Phone)

Boom in sales and development of Android apps as Google's mobile operating system catches up with Apple
06 Feb 2013

Nokia's Windows Phone licence costs set to soar as quarterly sales disappoint

Lumia sales still not big enough to justify Windows Phone licence fee
24 Jan 2013

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8

Prices to start at £30 on Everything Everywhere
30 Oct 2012

China crisis for Nokia as sales plunge causes €900m loss

62 per cent drop in China sales keeps Nokia embroiled in crisis
18 Oct 2012

Nokia and Microsoft unveil Windows Phone 8-based Lumia smartphones

Feature-packed Lumia 920 offers wireless charging, PureView camera and real-time, location-based information services
05 Sep 2012

Developers lose interest in Windows Phone, says IDC

Android and iOS the main platforms for both consumer and business app development
26 Jul 2012

Microsoft licensing costs destroy Windows Phone adoption

Ovum analyst claims Microsoft’s licensing costs are putting off phone manufacturers
23 Jul 2012

Seeing through Windows 'user comments'


12 Jul 2012

Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8 operating system

Software giant promises October launch synchronised with Windows 8
11 Jul 2012

Research in Motion could be next mobile giant to adopt Windows Phone

BlackBerry-maker considering alliance with Microsoft – Reuters
02 Jul 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 review

Windows Phone offers high-end specs at a reasonable price
30 Jan 2012

Nokia unveils first Windows Phone devices

Partnership with Microsoft bears fruit but will it be enough to tempt users from Apple and Android?
26 Oct 2011

First Look: Microsoft Windows Phone Mango

What can business users expect from the Windows Phone update?
26 May 2011