Verizon to Launch Microsoft iPhone Rival?

Verizon to Launch Microsoft iPhone Rival?

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Microsoft and Verizon Wireless are in discussion to release an iPhone rival, according to the Wall Street Journal.

"Microsoft Corp. is in discussions with Verizon Wireless to launch a touch-screen multimedia cellphone on the carrier's network early next year, in a bid to compete with Apple Inc.'s iPhone, people familiar with the matter say," Amol Sharma and Nick Wingfield report for The Wall Street Journal.

"Microsoft's project, which is code-named 'Pink,' is aiming to produce a phone that extends the tech giant's Windows Mobile cellphone operating system, adding new software capabilities. It would also likely include Microsoft's new Windows Marketplace for Mobile, a mobile application store along the lines of Apple's, these people say," Sharma and Wingfield report.

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muzhik - April 29, 2009 at 11:18am
haha... it just took them two years... lol
Kyle Flanagan
Kyle Flanagan - April 29, 2009 at 12:27am
With all due respect Microsoft's mobile platform has a long way to go
laoman - April 28, 2009 at 6:47pm
What's next microsoft logo to be an orange?