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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Nokia deal to 'rocket Windows Phone 7 past iPhone'

By 2015, Windows Phone 7 will power 37 per cent more smartphones than Apple's iPhone, according to the prognosticators at International Data Corporation (IDC).

"Up until the launch of Windows Phone 7 last year, Microsoft has steadily lost market share while other operating systems have brought forth new and appealing experiences," said IDC analyst Ramon Llamas in a press release accompanying his company's latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, released Tuesday.

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Google readies 'better ads' system for Gmail

Google is getting ready to deliver "better ads" in messages delivered via its e-mail service.

The Web giant announced today it intends to serve up fewer but more relevant and useful ads by better predicting which topics appear to be important to each user.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gosling, Java's creator, joins Google

James Gosling, the creator of Java, has joined Google. Oracle, which bought Sun, Gosling’s former company, must hate this.
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