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Spotify expands streaming music app to Windows Phone 8

Spotify is rolling out a version of its streaming music service optimized for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system. Spotify was previously available for devices running Windows Phone 7, but  The Verge  notes that version of the app leveraged native code thanks to an exception from Microsoft, and was never ported to WP8's new codebase.

Microsoft launches Blink photo app for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft is rolling out Blink, a free Windows Phone 8 application enabling users to capture a burst of sequential images, then select the best photo from the collection of shots.

AT&T considers supporting Microsoft's 'Data Sense' service for Windows Phone 8

AT&T Mobility said it is continues "exploring" whether to support Microsoft's Data Sense service for its Windows Phone 8 operating system.

Skype for Windows Phone 8 update disables People Hub integration

Microsoft is temporarily disabling People Hub integration with the latest version of its Skype application for Windows Phone 8 devices, citing device stability concerns.

Spotlight: Flowfinity to support mobile business apps for Windows Phone 8

Flowfinity Wireless, a Vancouver, Canada-based enterprise mobile app provider, announced plans this week to support mobile business process automation on Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Phone 8.

Nokia pushes Portico software update to AT&T Lumia smartphones

Nokia is releasing a new software update optimized for its Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones, first rolling out via AT&T Mobility in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada.

Nokia launches Cinemagraph image sharing for Windows Phone 8

Nokia is introducing new social media sharing tools leveraging Cinemagraph, the GIF-making camera application optimized for the manufacturer's Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia smartphones.

WhatsApp expands to Windows Phone 8, snubs BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp has updated its cross-platform messaging application to run Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 but says it does not plan to support Research In Motion's forthcoming BlackBerry 10.

Microsoft's Windows Phone Store adds search, app install options

Microsoft is updating the online outpost of its Windows Phone Store application marketplace, adding streamlined search results as well as SD card-enabled software installs.

Microsoft working on fix for Windows Phone 8 reboots, freezes

Microsoft is probing a series of random reboot and freezing issues plaguing smartphones running its new Windows Phone 8 operating system, with a solution slated for release next month.