ENTRIES TAGGED "nokia"

Four questions about Microsoft with Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley on what’s on the horizon for Microsoft in 2012.

Long-time Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley tells us what to expect with Windows 8, Metro design guidelines, and the Kinect SDK for Windows.

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Open, closed, then “open,” but not really

Open, closed, then “open,” but not really

A look at Symbian's on-again, off-again history with open source.

Symbian, once Nokia's flagship smartphone OS, has had a rocky road recently. It looks like its on-again/off-again open source saga is finally coming to a closed ending.

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Developer Week in Review

Developer Week in Review

Special Jeopardy edition featuring Nokia, MacBook Pro rumors, and Google's Public Data Explorer.

Tired of everyone making "Terminator" or "Matrix" references to Watson's domination of its pitiful human rivals? Well, we go old school with our media references, as we look at Nokia's fickleness, new toys for geeks, and Google's campaign for pretty data.

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ePayments Week: How to steal coffee from your friends

ePayments Week: How to steal coffee from your friends

Starbucks skips security, Visa wants a cut of those Smurfberries, and Nokia's CEO sets a fire.

The stakes may be low, but the weaknesses in Starbucks' mobile app highlight the trade-offs between security and convenience. Also, Visa buys a virtual goods platform and Nokia won't go quietly.

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Developer Week in Review

Developer Week in Review

Apple lawyers up, the FSF is Injected, and Google donates Wave.

In a somewhat slow news week, Nokia pulls the plug on the Symbian Foundation, the FSF gets hacked, and Wave goes to Apache.

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