Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7

Apps-Driven: Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

The news that Microsoft has closed a deal to buy Skype for $8.5 billion is all over cyberspace this morning. I found out about it here on gigaom.com. I like Om Malik’s analysis of why this deal is going down. … Continue reading

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What did it cost to get Nokia to adopt Microsoft Windows Phone 7 as the OS for its new smartphones?

What did it cost to get Nokia to pick Microsoft Windows Phone 7 over Google Android as the OS for its new smartphones? According to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report published yesterday, it will ultimately cost a cool billion dollars. That’s … Continue reading

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