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Microsoft appoints new Australian retail sales and marketing lead

Andy Coughlin has been announced as the new Retail Sales and Marketing Lead for all retail-sold Microsoft products throughout Australia. Coughlin will be reporting directly to David McLean, Consumer Channels Group Lead at Microsoft Australia, and moves to the role after 10 years experience at Microsoft. His most recent role …

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Nokia pondered Android alliance

The shock alliance between Nokia and Microsoft nearly never happened, with the Finnish company admitting that it gave serious consideration to switching to Google Android mobile OS as opposed to Windows Phone 7. "We spent time with our colleagues at Google," CEO Stephen Elop confessed. "It’s an attractive ecosystem, but …

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Nokia and MS strike strategic partnership

Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia and Windows platform holder Microsoft have announced the formation of a strategic partnership that will see the Windows Phone 7 operating system embedded in future Nokia smartphones. Rumours of the agreement first started circulating earlier this week. Nokia will use Microsoft’s Bing search service across …

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