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Duncan McLeod
Hanging up on Windows Mobile

Microsoft risks ceding the smartphone market. Its apparent decision to delay the release of Windows Mobile 7 could be the final nail in the coffin of its mobile ambitions. Given that computing is going mobile, that’s a big problem for the software maker

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Apple beats the street on higher Mac sales

omputer maker Apple has beaten analysts’ estimates thanks to record sales of Macintosh computers, sending the share nearly 3% higher in after-hours trading on Monday. The company, which is expected to unveil a tablet computing device at a press conference in San Francisco on Wednesday

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Amazon opens Kindle to third-party apps

Online retailer Amazon.com is opening its Kindle e-book reader to third-party application developers. The announcement comes less than a week before Apple is expected to announce a tablet device that will compete with Amazon in the e-book market

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Modern Warfare sequel tops $1bn in sales

Welcome to our new “Best of the Web” daily feature, in which we summarise the big tech stories from around the world. Videogames are big business. If you were in any doubt of that, consider that the Christmas season’s big blockbuster, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, has just exceeded US$1bn in sales. It’s estimated that the game has sold more than 15m units since launch on 10 November 2009

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