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  • Apple still dominates in app market, despite Android growth, report says

     
    Despite tremendous growth for Google's Android market, the Apple App Store still dominates mobile app revenues, a market that is predicted to double by 2014, a report says. Apple is projected to rake in $2.91 billion selling apps in 2011,......
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pitches Windows Phone at BlackBerry World

     
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage at the BlackBerry World conference in Orlando on Tuesday and reportedly pitched Windows Phone 7. Windows Phone 7 is Microsoft's smart phone operating system -- a rival to Research In Motion's BlackBerry...
  • Tech mergers on strongest pace since 2000 as big players pay up for growth

     
    Microsoft Corp.’s agreement Tuesday to buy Internet telecom firm Skype for $8.5 billion is another sign of the prominence of big deals in this year's wave of merger activity, as megacompanies spend aggressively to buy growth. The Microsoft-Skype...
  • Research In Motion recalls about 1,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks

     
    Research In Motion recalled about 1,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks on Monday due to a software glitch that prevents users from getting their tablets set-up after purchase. "RIM determined that approximately one thousand BlackBerry PlayBook tablets (16 GB)...
  • Microsoft retracts CEO Ballmer's claim that Windows 8 is due in 2012

     
    Microsoft issued a retraction of Chief Executive Steve Ballmer's claims this week that Windows 8 would arrive in 2012 on tablets and PCs. The Redmond, Wash., company said Ballmer misspoke and even backed off the next release of its Windows operating...
  • Microsoft CEO promises Windows 8 in 2012, 500 new features for Windows Phone 7

     
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that Windows 8 would ship on desktop computers and tablets in 2012, while also promising 500 new features in an upcoming Windows Phone 7 update, at a developers conference in Japan on Monday. Ballmer made the...
  • Influential investor says Microsoft's Ballmer should step aside

     
    Microsoft Corp. chief Steve Ballmer should surrender the throne, a well-known hedge fund investor said in New York on Wednesday. David Einhorn, the manager of the Greenlight Capital fund, said Ballmer, who has been at Microsoft since 1980 and was......