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 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.
Microsoft counters Google's cloud momentum in the government market with FISMA certification.
IBM virtualization research projects target patching in the cloud, power costs and nested virtualization.
The World Wide Web Consortium is planning tens of thousands of tests for browser compatibility with HTML5.
A small vendor on the scene has attracted Fortune 500 customers with grid and cloud management technology that reuses wasted compute cycles.
Microsoft is no stranger to offering freebies in a bid to increase customer loyalty.
Windows HPC Server customers will soon be able to run high-performance computing workloads on Windows Azure, Microsoft says.