Windows Phone News editor Richard Milton takes a closer look
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Why Steve Ballmer’s vision is right for Microsoft.

Why Steve Ballmer’s vision is right for Microsoft.

Richard Milton gives his analysis of Microsoft’s recent changes and looks at the company’s prospects in relation to Apple and Google. Moves by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to prepare for the coming head-to-head battle with Apple and Google have provoked a rash of media comment and industry analysis. Most of these have been very critical, of […]

Windows Phone app developers are being ignored

Windows Phone app developers are being ignored

App development is currently a multi-billion dollar global industry. Apple, for example, is estimated to have made around $3.2 billion in app revenue alone from the contents of its app store. Finding new applications and writing the software is one of the few industries currently working at full stretch. Microsoft is racing to fill its […]

Windows Phone 8 ‘gets’ business needs

Windows Phone 8 ‘gets’ business needs

Mark Kaplan is the director of IT Infrastructure at BARBRI Inc., a company that offers courses to help law students prepare for the bar exam. Let’s face facts: It’s cumbersome to do some business tasks on an iPhone. I’m not talking about basic or “consumerized” functions, like email or conferencing on FaceTime. I’m talking about […]

Why Microsoft is making smartphones its focus

In this interview with Windows Phone News editor, Richard Milton, Microsoft UK’s senior product manager for Windows, Robert Epstein, talks about Microsoft’s plans.    Expect 7 and 8 inch Windows Tablets soon Microsoft  ‘back in the game’ 100 million Windows licenses sold Next big market battles will be over ‘ecosystem’ Richard Milton:  The future of […]

How smartphone mobile ultrasound was born

Dr. Sailesh Chutani is CEO and Co-founder of Mobisante and the mobile ultrasound device is his brainchild.  Before Mobisante, he managed $100m worth of exploratory research investments in emerging technologies to identify and seed new businesses at Microsoft. Sailesh has championed cell phone technologies in healthcare since 2005 and he co-authored the book, ‘Technology at […]

Why Google isn’t laughing now

Why Google isn’t laughing now

The current spat between Google and Microsoft, ostensibly over a Windows Phone app for YouTube, is symptomatic of a deeper rift that is likely to widen as time goes by.  In theory, the two giants are co-operating with each other, but it seems the market itself may be forcing them apart. Google has declared this […]