In the iFixit Teardown, the Windows Phone 7 HTC Surround was found to contain hardware similar to that of the Android-based Nexus One.
Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky said users are inconvenienced because there is no convergence across the across the iPhone, iPad, iPod and MacBook.
New platforms such as tablets and smartphones, loads of new virtualization technologies, and the need to access the desktop from any device, anywhere, forever.
Google is continuing its push for business customers by adding policy features to the Chrome browser
Microsoft and Google battled on a dizzying number of fronts this year.
Google's prototype Chrome OS laptops do not yet support Java, and support for Flash Player 10.1 is being called a "work in progress."
Google's Chrome OS is moving closer to reality, but Windows is still in command of the netbook market.
A startup founded by the creator of Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud is now offering a free beta download of its software.
Articles by Jon Brodkin