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Microsoft in unique position to raise app prices
Published: July 26, 2012
Microsoft is raising the entry-level price point for paid apps on Windows 8 to $1.49, a move that may do little to attract developers but could turn off consumers.

Nokia Lumia outships iPhone, Samsung Android in first three quarters: report
Published: July 24, 2012
Nokia shipped 6.9 million Lumia smartphones on the Windows Phone operating system worldwide during the first quarters that it was available, easily beating the iPhone shipments in its first three months of availability, according to new data from Strategy Analytics.

Nokia Q2 results highlight just how much is riding on Windows Phone
Published: July 23, 2012
While analysts did not respond well to Nokia’s latest quarterly financial results, cutting their price targets for the company, all hope may not be lost yet as Nokia takes moves to cut costs and raise money while it waits for the Windows Phone to catch on.

Lucky magazine relies on Microsoft Tags to bolster shopping spree promotion
Published: July 23, 2012
Conde Nast’s Lucky magazine is using Microsoft Tags to encourage readers to enter and win a $10,000 designer shopping spree.
Can Apple’s vertical integration work for others in the mobile space?
Published: July 9, 2012
It is no secret that one of the keys to Apple’s mobile success is its vertical approach. While other companies are hoping to accomplish similar results with their own integration strategies, this may not be a workable solution for all.
Will Windows Phone 8 give Microsoft a seat at the table with Google, Apple?
Published: June 22, 2012
With neat features such as a built-in digital wallet and better integration with desktop and tablet devices, Microsoft’s newly revealed Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system strengthens the company’s gambit to be one of the top three mobile players.
Microsoft’s tablet play suggests it still does not get mobile
Published: June 20, 2012
While Microsoft’s entry into the tablet space brings some welcomed competition, at first glance the play does not appear to offer a compelling mobile use case.

Google takes more aggressive stance, accuses Nokia, Microsoft of collusion
Published: June 5, 2012
Fresh from closing its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility – and the numerous patents that came with it – Google appears to be taking a more aggressive stance in the ongoing mobile intellectual property wars and has alleged that Microsoft and Nokia are colluding to raise the price for mobile devices.

8pc of magazine pages contained mobile bar code in Q1: study
Published: May 15, 2012
QR codes, Microsoft Tags and other mobile action codes continue to spread through print magazines at a fast pace, with 1,356 mobile action codes printed in the first quarter of 2012, up from 352 during the same period a year ago, according to a new report from Nellymoser.

Facebook’s mobile crisis points to online business model demolition
Published: May 14, 2012
Without sounding too dramatic, Facebook’s admission last week that it was struggling to monetize mobile even as roughly half of its user base accesses the social network through non-PC devices is an issue that assuredly is keeping all Internet giants awake.
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