The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
In a bid to go after the low-end smartphone segment, Nokia is using Android with its own user interface and Microsoft services on the X, X+ and XL devices.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 24 February, 2014 10:05
Microsoft will soon offer an update to its Windows Phone operating system that will bring a number of new features targeted at enterprise users.
By Martyn Williams | 23 February, 2014 14:59
Analysts were uncertain today whether the recent stretch of "go-low" moves by Microsoft means that the company has tweaked its strategy to emphasize services at the expense of devices.
By Gregg Keizer | 25 February, 2014 17:38
Nokia's disclosure today of weak Lumia sales last quarter has put Microsoft's devices strategy in the hole even before it finalizes the acquisition of the Finnish firm, analysts said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 23 January, 2014 20:49
Analysts are pondering just what Microsoft might do with the Android-variant smartphone Nokia has under development: Keep it or kill it.
By Matt Hamblen | 12 December, 2013 18:13
The Windows Phone operating system still ranks third behind Android and iOS, but it is slowly seeing growth in the U.S. and Europe, and its eventual convergence with the Windows OS could mean even greater momentum.
By Matt Hamblen | 04 December, 2013 11:38
Microsoft should have given up on Windows Phone while it could, instead of doubling down on the mobile OS with its Nokia acquisition.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 September, 2013 10:21