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Microsoft, in Middle Age, Hurries to Go Beyond the PC

A good overview article on MSFT’s effort in areas such as smartphones, gaming consoles and iTV…of course, the s/w giant’s goal is to provide software giving consumers access to content from a variety of gadgets.

Also read, Bill Gates’ speech today at ITU in Geneva: “Bill Gates Points to Software as Vital To Telecommunications Industry’s Health

On a related note, MSFT and Vodafone announced joining forces to extend Web services standards to mobile devices…the companies want to enable developers to add mobile network services such as messaging, location, authentication and billing to their applications.

Related: Microsoft to Develop Broadband TV For Telcos