Articles tagged with: Open Handset Alliance and Windows Mobile

Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Vodafone, Sony Ericsson Join Google Phone Alliance

The Open Handset Alliance - which develops the Google backed Android operating system for smartphones - has announced fourteen new members, including Sony Ericsson and Vodafone. more

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UPDATE: Google Unveils Android Smartphone for T-Mobile

Google, Tuesday unveiled its first Android-powered smartphone for T-Mobile USA as the Internet giant hopes to shake up the wireless industry. more

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Microsoft faces Pressure from Smartphone OS Alliances

With the smartphone world increasingly shifting toward an open operating system model, Microsoft and its Windows Mobile face another obstacle in trying to penetrate the consumer market. more

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