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Microsoft is developing its Office Mobile app for Android and IOS

Microsoft is developing its Office Mobile app for Android and IOS | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Despite touting the software as a unique selling point of Windows Phone 8...

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Is Windows Phone's consumer focus killing it?

Is Windows Phone's consumer focus killing it? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Charlie Kindel, a 21-year Microsoft veteran who left the company in September 2011 to start his own company, described his views on why the smartphone operating system had failed to take the world by storm, in spite of being "superior" to Android.

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Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone

Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Are you an Android user? Have you dealt with any sort of malware or infection of your handset due to something you downloaded from its app store, or snagged off the Internet?

If so, Microsoft may have something for you. If you can tell your story in a humorous fashion, you might be able to score one of the company’s Windows Phone handsets.

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Microsoft Lync coming to iOS, Android as Office 365 expands

Microsoft Lync coming to iOS, Android as Office 365 expands | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is getting ready for the debut of the first mobile apps for its Lync communications service -- including versions for Android, Windows Phone, iPad and iPhone -- judging from various clues that have been surfacing online.

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Another Android and Chrome OS device developer pays Microsoft patent royalties | ZDNet

Another Android and Chrome OS device developer pays Microsoft patent royalties | ZDNet | Microsoft | Scoop.it
With a newly minted agreement with Compal Electronics, Microsoft officials say that they now have more than half of the worldwide ODMs for Android and (Another Android and Chrome OS developer pays Microsoft patent royalties:
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BlueStacks App Player beta brings thousands of Android apps to Windows

BlueStacks App Player beta brings thousands of Android apps to Windows | Microsoft | Scoop.it

BlueStacks just released a beta copy of App Player, which includes access to thousands of Android apps from a Windows desktop. 

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11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years

11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Please hold your skepticism, keep an open mind, go through the following point and only then pass a judgment on my prediction that “3 years down Windows Phone would have overtaken Android” says Udayan Banerjee (CTO at NIIT Technologies Ltd).

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Microsoft Lync mobile clients for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone ready to roll

Microsoft Lync mobile clients for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone ready to roll | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft looks to be ready to roll out its Lync unified communications client for Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian and the iPad on December 12.

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BN asks DOJ to look into Microsoft's patent licensing

BN asks DOJ to look into Microsoft's patent licensing | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Barnes & Noble is asking the Department of Justice to review whether Microsoft's patent-licensing agreements with makers of Android devices are anti-competitive.

"Microsoft is embarking on a campaign of asserting trivial and outmoded patents against manufacturers of Android devices," attorney Peter Barbur said in an Oct. 17 letter to a DOJ official.

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Microsoft ‘flattered’ by Android 4.0 similarities to Windows Phone

Microsoft ‘flattered’ by Android 4.0 similarities to Windows Phone | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s Windows Phone chief Andy Lees has compared Google’s recently announced Android “Ice Cream Sandwich” operating system with Windows Phone and is flattered by the similarities.
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