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Must CEOs be of the digital generation to understand mobile?
Published: August 28, 2013
Call it the mobile generation gap. As mobile disrupts how consumers interact with one another and businesses at a faster pace than previous transformative technologies, one question this raises is how important is mobile know-how for a company’s leader?


Scanbuy significantly consolidates mobile bar codes via Microsoft Tag acquisition
Published: August 19, 2013
Scanbuy announced today that it has acquired Microsoft Tag and will take over the company’s bar code technology.
No more money, openness or innovation in mobile?
Published: June 25, 2013
By Gary Schwartz

There are only a few powers that are trying to lock the mobile ecosystem: Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Du. And while Apple and carriers are unabashedly closed fiefs, Google’s Android may not be truly open.

Microsoft takes stab at Apple via new tablet advertising campaign
Published: May 29, 2013
Microsoft is taking on Apple’s iPad in two new video spots that highlight the unique features of its Asus VivoTab Smart tablet that runs on the Windows 8 operating system.
Office for mobile is key to Microsoft’s future. Anyone home?
Published: May 17, 2013
While cofounder Bill Gates stepped away from the CEO’s job in 2000, handing over the day-to-day running to lieutenant Steve Ballmer, he cannot be blind to the obvious: his legacy is about to be undone. Unless Microsoft gets its product and customer focus right, it will wither on the vine.
Microsoft wants Nook to drive its mobile strategy, but faces considerable challenges
Published: May 10, 2013
Microsoft is reportedly offering to pony up $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, including its ebooks, ereaders and tablets offerings, as the software giant looks to ramp up its mobile strategy.
Microsoft exec: Focus on quality apps
Published: April 23, 2013
CHICAGO - A Microsoft executive at the Results 2013: Mobile Marketing Day last week acknowledged that the company is an underdog in the space. However, scale and quality will help Microsoft build out its application ecosystem.
Google alleged to be using Android as a Trojan horse to deceive partners
Published: April 10, 2013
Google is facing antitrust allegations related to its mobile business in Europe in a new complaint filed by a group of companies including Microsoft.
Multiscreen users not as plugged into synched content as some think: Microsoft
Published: March 19, 2013
Sixty-eight percent of consumers who use two or more screens simultaneously are using the devices to access unrelated content, according to a new report from Microsoft Advertising.
Microsoft demos new product via mobile bar codes
Published: January 14, 2013
Microsoft is placing mobile bar codes on its static magazine advertisements to show off how its new smartphone works.