Facebook in talks with Apple over Facebook Home for iPhone

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Facebook have revealed that they are in talks with Apple to see whether their recently launched Facebook Home software could ever makes its way on to iOS devices. Launching last week on a range of Android handsets, Facebook Home acts…

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Google buy Motorola Mobility: How fighting the patent war could damage Android

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Google, in something of a shock move, revealed today that they had bought Motorola Mobility, manufacturer Motorola's mobile arm, for a reported $12.5 billion. For years Google have been rumoured to be entering the hardware manufacturing game, testing the…

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Microsoft boast of 400 million Windows 7 sales, not so good WP7 numbers

Gerald Lynch Microsoft, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows 7 2 Comments

Microsoft's annual Worldwide Partner Conference kicks off in Los Angeles today, and keynote-leading CEO Steve Ballmer was both his usual bullish self but also surprisngly frank when it came to discussing his firm's smartphone performance. The success of Windows…

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Next-gen WP7 phones let users "do things they had never imagined" says Ballmer

Gerald Lynch Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 7 1 Comment

Microsoft head honcho Steve Ballmer has been speaking at the 2011 Imagine Cup finals, talking up the "second generation" of his companies Windows Phone 7 handsets. While Windows Phone 7 was a bold move forwards from the Windows Mobile…

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