Windows Phone success recipe gains another ingredient: Skype

Nine months after purchasing Skype for $8.5 billion, Microsoft Windows Phone handsets have a beta version of the audio and video chat service.

There are some notable limitations in this first release, but as the software gets refined and integrated, Microsoft’s platform could gain more momentum.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/mobile/windows-phone-success-recipe-gains-another-ingredient-skype/

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Microsoft: Windows 8 GUI Will Be Just Another App

Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky has published an update to the Building Windows 8 blog in which he sheds light on how Windows 8 treats the GUI differently than any previous version of the operating system.

One of the concerns surrounding Windows 8 has been whether or not the operating system’s new ‘Metro’ UI would supplant the more conventional…

Source:
http://hothardware.com/News/Microsoft-Windows-8-GUI-Will-Be-Just-Another-App/

Microsoft Windows Phone Tracks Customers Without Consent, Lawsuit Claims

By Dan Levine

Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/31/microsoft-windows-phone-lawsuit_n_944197.html