Microsoft Corp said its quarterly profit beat analysts' view, propelled by mounting demand for its cloud products. Quarterly net income, on an adjusted basis, amounted to $6.3 billion, up from $5.8 billion in the same period last year.
Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market.
BlackBerry's new chief John Chen revealed that its messaging app BBM now has 85 million monthly active users and a steady growth in its user base after the app was released to the Android and iOS platform in October.
Helsinki, Finland-based smartphone giant Nokia now made the Nokia Refocus app available to all Lumia smartphones to allow users to take refocusable photos using their phones.
Facebook Messenger can now be downloaded for free on the Windows Phone via the Windows Phone Store, the software giant has confirmed the news through its blog.
Threatened by the news of the Mozilla Foundation developing a $25 Firefox OS smartphone, Finnish phone maker Nokia also launched its own set of new Android smartphones for emerging markets during the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona.
Nine new hardware partners for its Windows Phone were introduced by officials of technology giant Microsoft at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, VentureBeat reported.
SocialChorus had raise a total of USD8 million so far after the close of its USD2.5 million Series A Funding.
Google blocked videos from playing on the Windows Phone YouTube app made by Microsoft.
Gartner confirmed the latest report from the International Data Corporation and said Android-based devices made up 79% of all the smartphones sold during 2013's second quarter.
A report from Digitimes said HTC would most likely "drift away" from Windows Phone so that it could focus on its Android smartphones.
Microsoft launched Microsoft by the Numbers that features a summary of the company from sales of licenses to consumed pizza slices.
Nokia Corp accounted for 81% of all the Windows Phone shipments allowing Windows Phone to increase its market share to 3.7%.
Microsoft's Windows Phone boosted its smartphone market share from 3% to 4% allowing it to take the third highest position in the market.
Microsoft launched a new tool that would help it increase the number of apps in its mobile platform.
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