Windows Mobile 6.5 Won't Fix Microsoft's Mobile Woes - Business Center - PC World

Microsoft has announced that the next incarnation of Windows Mobile, version 6.5, will hit the streets on October 6. Obviously, Microsoft would like it to be a huge success and reclaim some of the lost smart phone market share, but the real prize lies in Microsoft embracing other mobile operating system platforms.

Microsoft has lost market share over the past year, much of that to Apple's iPhone. It also faces stiff competition from RIM Blackberry, Symbian, and Google Android. It's a tough market and Windows Mobile currently holds only about 10 percent of it.

EBay CEO: Skype Investors 'Confident' Of Work-Around Software -

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--An investor group paying $1.9 billion to eBay Inc. (EBAY) for 65% of Skype is "very confident" new software the Internet telephony business is developing will allow it to sidestep a licensing dispute with Skype's co-founders, said eBay Chief Executive John Donahoe.


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