Samsung is top 2012 phone brand, ousting Nokia
Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the top mobile phone brand for 2012 and has opened up a decisive lead over Apple in the smartphone market, a research firm said Tuesday.
Microsoft scores win with Santa Claus tracking
In the battle for Christmas, Microsoft has scored a win over Google as the official maps partner for Santa and his reindeer.
Android extends global smartphone lead, survey finds
Google's Android operating system will power more than two-thirds of smartphones sold worldwide in 2012, and will remain the dominant platform for at least the next four years, a survey showed Tuesday.
Samsung, Apple gain in US mobile market
Samsung extended its lead as the top mobile phone maker in the US market and Apple moved into second place, an industry tracker said Friday.
Microsoft sends SkyDrive SDKs and IFTTT tie-in to developers
Review: Windows Phone 8 an upgrade with some failings
Lauded by many critics, but struggling to catch on with consumers, Microsoft's Windows Phone smartphone software has gotten an overhaul.
Microsoft pushes for new image with Windows Phone 8 release
It wasn't hard to tell whom Microsoft was trying to win over with its Windows Phone 8 launch event Monday.
Android smartphone shipments boom, industry tracker says
Android software powered three out of four smartphones shipped worldwide in the recently ended third quarter as the Google-backed mobile platform dominated the market, industry tracker IDC said Thursday.
Nokia begins shipping Windows 8 phones
(AP)—Nokia says its Windows 8 phones will hit stores in Britain and France this week, before reaching Russia, Germany and other select markets in November.
Microsoft: Windows Phone to catch up in apps
(AP)—Microsoft launched a new version of its Windows Phone software with broad support from smartphone makers, cellphone carriers and app developers as the software company tries to position new Windows gadgets as strong ...
Future of Nokia hangs on Windows Phone 8 rollout
(AP)—For Nokia, it comes down to this: Is Microsoft's new phone software going to get it back in the smartphone race, or is it going to be too late?
Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back
It used to be that Microsoft was the evil empire, and Apple the scrappy underdog.
Edward C. Baig: Windows 8 likely to change computing's future
Radical changes, possibly the biggest to ever hit Windows PCs, are going to dramatically alter the status quo of computing a week from Friday.
Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers (Update)
The release of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows, used in one form or another for a generation, is getting a completely different look that will ...