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Windows Phone App Store Finally Reaches 200,000 Apps

Windows Phone App Store Finally Reaches 200,000 Apps

Microsoft has announced on its Windows Phone Developer’s blog that its online marketplace has finally broken into the 200,000 app margin. Apart from that, the number of apps downloaded a day have crossed 12 million mark. The news did take quite a bit of a time to reach as both Apple and Google have accomplished [...]

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Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices & Service Unit for $7.2 Billion

Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices & Service Unit for $7.2 Billion

Microsoft and Nokia have just announced that both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will pay $ 5 billion to purchase substantially all of [...]

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Windows Store Reaches 100,000 Apps

Windows Store Reaches 100,000 Apps

The Windows Store platform for Microsoft’s Windows 8 and RT operating systems has just reached the milestone of having a hundred thousand apps. The achievement was announced via twitter and it took just 7 months to accomplish, not unlike what Microsoft had predicted. The announcement came just days after the company announced that the Store was about [...]

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8

Microsoft  unveiled Windows Phone 8, the latest version of the company’s smartphone operating system Windows Phone 8, along with addition of countless new features, is aimed at resolving long pending features that were hurdling Windows Phone market share that stands at around 5 percent in smartphones market. With Windows Phone 8 OS, smartphone manufacturers will [...]

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