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No high-end boost for budget XP

Microsoft's cut-rate OS for developing countries isn't cut out for Pentium 4 or Athlon systems. Also: Windows and cell phones.

Microsoft's cut-rate version of Windows for developing countries isn't cut out for Pentium 4 or Athlon systems. Also: When Windows meets cell phones.

Windows for India, others won't run on faster chips

Incompatibility appears geared at preventing Windows for emerging markets from supplanting standard versions of Windows XP.
May 12, 2005

Gates says mobile phones will overtake iPods

Microsoft's chairman says he doesn't "believe the success of the iPod is sustainable in the long run."
May 12, 2005

Gates: Big dollars in little devices

Claims cell phones have yet to catch up to the power of his company's software.
May 10, 2005

Microsoft hits redial in cell phone battle

Company is trying to take on Nokia and others with its latest Windows Mobile release and scores of carrier deals.
May 10, 2005

Photo: Going Windows Mobile

Samsung's SGH-i300, based on new Windows Mobile 5.0, is first device with Microsoft's mobile OS to feature hard drive.
May 10, 2005

Europe: Time running out for Microsoft

The European Commission talks tough as it waits for Microsoft to comply with last year's antitrust ruling.
May 11, 2005

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Indian firm unveils low-cost Linux-based PCs

Encore Software, a Bangalore technology company, will offer its Mobilis desktop for about $230.
May 10, 2005

Via readies $250 PC

Can the sum of old parts add up to less than a quarter grand? The Taiwanese company says yes.
May 10, 2005