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Microsoft sold twice as many Windows Phones the week before Christmas versus last year

Microsoft sold twice as many Windows Phones the week before Christmas versus last year

Our CES interview with Microsoft's Greg Sullivan CES is turning out to be an interesting event for 4K HD TVs, various connected technologies and smart cars. Smartphones are mostly relegated to display status, with companies preferring their own off-site venues for announcements. Microsoft though is here, taking private meetings with vendors and the press. Yesterday, we sat down with...

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Microsoft scientist says 'Bing It On' is no lie; Ayres experiment “wildly uncontrolled”

Microsoft scientist says 'Bing It On' is no lie; Ayres experiment “wildly uncontrolled”

Our interview with Microsoft Behavioral Scientist Matt Wallaert to set the record straight on the Bing versus Google controversy Yesterday, we published an editorial questioning whether or not Microsoft’s “Bing It On” campaign and its claims are a sham or fair play. Yale law professor, Ian Ayres, conducted a study with a collection of 1,000 people who were asked to take the “Bing It On...

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Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding for Windows 8 looks extra wonderful on a huge touch screen

Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding for Windows 8 looks extra wonderful on a huge touch screen

Yesterday we brought you the news from Casual Connect that Puzzle Retreat would be coming to Windows Phone 8 this year. Now let’s follow up by discussing a Windows 8-specific game. This one comes from Game House, who we didn’t expect to have a mobile Windows presence at the show. Imagine my surprise when I stopped by their booth and saw the Windows 8 version of Delicious: Emily’s Wonder...

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We're interviewing Nokia's SVP Product Design, throw us some of your questions!

We're interviewing Nokia's SVP Product Design, throw us some of your questions!

We're still on the floor here at Nokia's event in London and we're preparing for an imminent interview with SVP Product Design, Stefan Pannenbecker. While we have some questions we'll put forward, we'd like to know what you guys want to have answered. What continues to influence design? How will Nokia innovate on what's currently available? We'd like to hear all your queries. Be sure...

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Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Although Nokia was not announcing any new Lumia Windows Phones here at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, they were still present here making sure people know that they mean business. Luckily for us their photo guru, Juha Alakarhu, was there to take our questions regarding cameras and the future of mobile camerawork. Being in charge of Nokia’s imaging for their Lumia line gives him special insight...

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Interview with Head of Design at Nokia about Lumia 920, relationship with Microsoft

Interview with Head of Design at Nokia about Lumia 920, relationship with Microsoft

Mobile Geeks were able to record Marko Ahtisaari, Head of Design at Nokia, when he sat down with bloggers and the like for thirty minutes while they threw across some questions surrounding the company's advanced Windows Phone and its relationship with Microsoft. The Lumia 920 is Nokia's latest flagship handset running on Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform. The device has been in the...

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Bill Gates discusses Microsoft’s new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 strategy

Bill Gates discusses Microsoft’s new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 strategy

It’s always nice to hear chairman and former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates share his thoughts on the company’s new strategy. And although he has left day-to-day operations of the company to Ballmer, there’s little doubt that he still has regular input on strategy, design and direction. The video interview, conducted by Steve Clayton, shows Gates talking about how Windows 8 changes things for...

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