Sony Windows Phone could land in the middle of 2014

Dec 31

Sony has been making exclusively Android phones for about four years, but soon it could branch out into Windows Phone as well. A report from tech news site The Information says that Sony is prepping a Windows Phone handset to launch in the middle of 2014. The report says Microsoft is courting Sony to help boost Windows Phone business as the OS continues to struggle...

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Open data and digital delivery honoured in New Year's list

Dec 31

A week after Alan Turing had been granted a royal pardon, a group of British IT luminaries have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Jeni Tennison, technical directors at the Open Data Institute, Mike Bracken, executive director for the Government Digital service, Iain Gray, CEO for the Technology Strategy Board and Warren East, chief executive at...

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Nokia ends 2013 with 92% of Windows Phone market

Dec 31

AdDuplex has recently supplied an early look at their final Windows Phone market data for 2013, giving the public a good look at the key statistics of Microsoft’s smartphone platform’s OEM and device makeup. The figures show, as they have all year, that Nokia continues to control the lion’s share of Windows Phone hardware. The company has ended the...

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Sprint making big consolidation moves for 2014

Dec 31

Six months ago Sprint decommissioned and shut down its Nextel push-to-talk network. While the service is dead, Sprint appears to have other plans for the brand. According to a source from Techcrunch, Sprint wants to reintroduce Nextel again as a brand for business services. This is apparently part of a larger branding overhaul coming in the first quarter of 2014 in...

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Sony and Microsoft reportedly in talks for a Windows Phone device in 2014

Dec 31

File this under wishful thinking, but the Information, a new website founded by former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Lessin, is reporting that Sony and Microsoft are in talks for a new Windows Phone. The report cites a non-named but trusted source on the matter, though it notes that nothing is signed yet between the companies. Should such a deal come forward,...

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