Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Device manufacturers and OS developers agree to the US’ ‘Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment’

April 16 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Device manufacturers and OS developers such as Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC, and Microsoft have agreed to the US’ “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” policy. The policy requires manufacturers and developers to provide free anti-theft tools in devices sold in the US. Here’s the policy: Part I Each device manufacturer and operating system signatory of Part I of this “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” agrees that new... Read more

Windows Phone 8.1 update to roll out to Lumia smartphones starting this summer

April 3 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , , , , , ,

Nokia announced at the Microsoft BUILD 2014 conference that Windows Phone 8.1 will be rolling out to Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8 starting this summer. The Finnish firm announced in a press release: Starting this summer, Windows Phone 8.1 is set to roll out to existing Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners along with exclusive Lumia experiences as an over-the-air update called... Read more

India to audit Nokia – could push back Microsoft deal

March 31 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Nokia’s accounts will be audited by the Indian government. If the Finnish firm doesn’t act on this fast, it may push back its deal with Microsoft. Microsoft has struck a deal with Nokia making it the new owner of Nokia’s Devices and Services division, pending approval from authorities around the world. In India, Nokia is facing tax charges amounting to... Read more