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Microsoft Talks Windows Embedded Handheld

Microsoft's mobile strategy remains as clear as a Malian referee's vision at the World Cup. Last week Redmond started talking up its Windows Embedded Handheld business, which will be based on Windows Mobile 6.5 until a new line of phones comes out that's based on something called Windows Embedded Compact 7. There might or might not be an upgrade from WinMo 6.5 to WEC 7, and we have no idea how or whether Windows Mobile 7 fits into all this. Somewhere in all of this confusion, somebody was called for a phantom foul and the Americans had a winning goal disallowed. Boo. Seriously, though, is it any wonder that Microsoft is getting its lunch eaten in the mobile market? We think not...

Posted by Lee Pender on June 21, 2010 at 11:56 AM


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