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Microsoft reportedly building Surface phone

The Intel-powered Windows 10 phone that was due to be released in 2016 isn't happening, according to Windows Central, which cited anonymous sources "familiar with Microsoft's plan." Now, rumor has it that a Microsoft Surface phone is in the works.

With Lumia release looming, Microsoft releases possible mobile OS launch build

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview build for testers this week as the release date of the Lumia 950 and 950XL, which will run on the OS, inches ever closer. Whether the company is wrapping up its preparations and readying a full release remains unclear, though some think this version could be the final product.

Report points to arrival of Surface Pro 4 in October

Microsoft is set to unveil the Surface Pro 4, new smartphones and other hardware at a launch event in October, according to a new report.

Nokia built Android-powered Lumia prior to Microsoft deal

Nokia was testing Lumia smartphones running Google's Android mobile operating system "well before" discussions that led to Microsoft agreeing to purchase the company's struggling mobile phones business for $7.2 billion,  The New York Times  reports.

Nokia vows Windows Phone Amber update for all Lumia phones by month's end

Nokia promised its newest Windows Phone 8 operating system update will reach all Lumia smartphones by the end of this month.

Nokia Music for Windows Phone 8 adds gig notifications, favorite artist alerts

Nokia released an updated version of its Music streaming service for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding concert notifications and new release alerts.

Nokia rolls out Windows Phone Amber update to Lumia smartphones

Nokia is rolling out a Windows Phone 8 operating system update that extends camera features introduced this spring in its Lumia 925 smartphone to other devices within the Lumia portfolio.

Nokia offers YouTube video uploader app

Nokia released a new app for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system that allows users to upload videos directly to Google's YouTube. While the actual app is a relatively minor item in the overall mobile marketplace, it serves to highlight the increasingly complex web of alliances and rivalries that has grown out of the intense competition in the mobile industry among the world's largest technology companies.

Analyst: Mobile users are 'content' with Android and iOS duopoly

Nokia's disappointing second-quarter financial results indicate that consumers are "content" with a mobile ecosystem dominated by Google's Android and Apple's iOS, according to an investor note released by Needham & Company Analyst Charlie Wolf.

Nokia hopes decision to go with Windows Phone OS doesn't backfire

Nokia Chief Executive Officer Stephen Elop threw an iPhone across a TV studio during a recent interview with a Finnish journalist, a move that could symbolize its decision to tether its fortunes to the Windows Phone operating system.