Movers and shakers in mobile computing (roundup)

The D: Dive into Mobile offers a look at how things are revving up on portable devices, with honchos from Google, Microsoft, Spotify, and elsewhere.

The D: Dive into Mobile conference offers a look at how things are revving up on portable devices, with appearances by honchos from Google, Microsoft, Spotify, and elsewhere.

RIM's Playbook the linchpin of a 10-year plan

The QNX software at the heart of Research In Motion's Playbook tablet represents its plan for the next decade, according to the company's co-CEO.
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit)
December 7, 2010 7:00 p.m. PT

Rubenstein: Palm's ceiling limited without HP

Former Palm CEO Jon Rubenstein is proud of what they accomplished at Palm, but the company faced far too uphill a battle to make it as a solo act.
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit)
December 7, 2010 3:57 p.m. PT

Don't expect Spotify in U.S. this holiday season

The popular European music service is without a single label deal more than a year after first promising to launch here. All music fans can expect from the company this holiday season is spin.
(Posted in Media Maverick by Greg Sandoval)
December 7, 2010 3:55 PM PST

Microsoft: Windows Phone 7 still work in progress

Designers of Windows Phone 7 tried to focus on getting the basics right with the first release of the product: better functionality will come later, an executive says.
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit)
December 7, 2010 1:17 p.m. PT

Google's Rubin shows off unannounced Android tablet

Andy Rubin, head of Google's Android project, showed off an unannounced Android tablet running a next-generation OS version with a 3D version of Google Maps.
• Motorola tablet taps Nvidia for 3D
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit)
December 6, 2010 7:52 p.m. PT

Google's humbler Nexus S strategy emerges

All the rhetoric about overthrowing the mobile industry was shelved for the launch of Google's Nexus S, which is just an Android phone with a new operating system.
• Google, Samsung announce Nexus S
• Photos: Nexus S
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit)
December 6, 2010 1:11 p.m. PT

Next-gen Google Maps for Mobile previewed

Andy Rubin, head of Google's Android project, showed off an unannounced Android tablet running a next-generation OS version with a 3D version of Google Maps.
(Posted in The Car Tech blog by Antuan Goodwin)
December 6, 2010 9:47 p.m. PT
 

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