China hit by Microsoft cuts [China Daily: Africa Weekly] - TMC Net Nokia's Venture Into Android Deserved to Die - Atlanta Journal And Constitution 07/19/2014 - 6:49 am | View Link
With Nokia, Microsoft is showing it's not afraid to make bold moves. ... - ZDNet How Nokia's Finnish homeland took the news of Microsoft cuts - ZDNet 07/18/2014 - 8:31 am | View Link
Nokia scrapping Android, future 'X' handsets will run Windows Phone - Digital Spy ... smartphones, doing away with Android for its ' Nokia X' platform and moving back towards Windows Phone. ... fall due to competition from China ... 07/18/2014 - 4:15 am | View Link
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to Vietnam - ZDNet ... moving manufacturing from China to Vietnam. Microsoft is also moving ... and marketing operations to markets where Windows Phone has some ... 07/17/2014 - 2:32 pm | View Link
Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs this year as it chops Nokia - Jordan Times Microsoft Corporation's Busy, But Unsurprising, Week - Motley Fool 07/17/2014 - 11:46 am | View Link
Fears mount over Microsoft job losses Microsoft Corp's biggest workforce reduction in company history could cost China more than 1,000 jobs, analysts warned on Friday 07/19/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs as Nadella shifts focus Microsoft announced its biggest job cuts ever Thursday as new chief executive Satya Nadella called for a new focus at the US tech giant while integrating the Nokia phone division. The company said it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority from the Nokia handset unit acquired this year. The cuts represent about 14 percent of Microsoft's global payroll ... 07/17/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Link
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to Vietnam Microsoft is aligning Nokia's operations in markets where Windows Phone is successful. Lower costs in Vietnam relative to China are also a nice incentive to move manufacturing. Brazil and Mexico sites also get a bump. 07/17/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in major reorganisation Microsoft's new chief Thursday unveiled the biggest job cuts ever at the US tech giant, aiming for a new strategic direction while integrating the Nokia phone division. 07/17/2014 - 11:18 am | View Link
Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in major reorganization New York (AFP) - Microsoft's new chief Thursday unveiled the biggest job cuts ever at the US tech giant, aiming for a new strategic direction while integrating the Nokia phone division. 07/17/2014 - 8:59 am | View Link
Nokia layoffs raise doubts It is "moving now" to reduce the first 13,000 positions ... Some Chinese consumers are also not satisfied with the smartphones using the Windows Phone system. "The app choices are limited," Li Yi, a Beijing resident who bought a Nokia Lumia 1320 this ... 07/20/2014 - 3:25 pm | View Link
Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in restructuring Nadella added that “we are moving now to start reducing the first 13,000 positions ... where it has managed to win only a modest market share for its Windows Phone platform. “We will be particularly focused on making the market for Windows Phone ... 07/17/2014 - 6:00 am | View Link
Huawei Ascend W2 With Windows Phone 8 Finally Steps Out of China for Global Release After a plethora of rumors, Chinese Phone major Huawei has finally announced the Ascend W2, the company's latest handset running on Windows Phone 8 ... Huawei's unique power-saving technology. And moving to dimensions, the phone is somewhat sleek and ... 11/5/2013 - 12:56 am | View Link
Microsoft claims developers make more per app on Windows Phone, China its largest market Dave Glover, Microsoft Phone evangelist said “Windows phone is moving from a solid contender to a compelling leader – it is part of a growing Windows ecosystem.” He said Windows Phone now outsells BlackBerry in 31 markets and iPhone in 10 market and ... 09/4/2013 - 1:53 am | View Link
Shanghai shocker: Windows is losing smartphone market share in China How is it possible that Windows Phone’s market share is moving down in China during the quarter when the most high-profile Windows model in a year arrived backed by a carrier with 730 million subscribers? The nightmare scenario here is that Windows is ... 05/31/2013 - 5:46 am | View Link
Windows Phone Thoughts Daily news, rants and raves on the Windows Phone. 07/22/2014 - 7:35 am | View Website
WMPoweruser | The largest independent Windows Phone community If you are a Windows 8.1 user, you must be aware of the popular Twitter client called Tweetium. The developer behind the app has now created a Windows Phone version ... 07/22/2014 - 6:37 am | View Website
Technology and Science News Google's 'Create Your Own Phone' One Step Closer Everyday Tech Mayors Office of Boston 07/21/2014 - 8:29 pm | View Website
Moving to China? Motorola's Texas plant to shut down by ... Motorola made a big deal last year about how the Moto X would be the first smartphone to ever be assembled in the US, specifically at a manufacturing site in Fort ... 07/21/2014 - 8:15 pm | View Website
Flightradar24 | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States) Turn your Windows Phone into an air traffic radar and see airplane traffic around the world in real-time. NEW IN 2.6 • Updated Flight Details View • Improved app ... 07/21/2014 - 6:27 pm | View Website
You can't leave for vacation without packing a good book
That's especially true when the book is about vacation. This month, MashableReads — Mashable's social book club — is reading The Vacationers by Emma Straub, which details the misadventures of one New York-based family while they on a summer getaway in Spain.
See also: 10 Vacation Reads for a Literary Summer
Thinking about The Vacationers and summer getaways made us wonder about the best vacation spots for reading.
Image Credit: zinger/FlickrFor years, market-leading public cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) has hidden in the shadows of Amazon.com’s quarterly earnings statements. But that could change. Amazon might have to open up about the profitability of its cloud division to comply with federal accounting standards in the near future, as the revenue and assets of its AWS division grow larger.
see photosRevolution/ Rise of the RestClick for full photo gallery: Rise of the Rest: What Silicon Valley's Missing Out On Steve Case, former CEO of AOL, is looking for new startups to invest in but he’s not headed to Silicon Valley. This summer, he visited Cincinnati, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Nashville on 
Above: Ethan Evans, the vice president of the Amazon Appstore. Image Credit: Dean TakahashiSAN FRANCISCO — Amazon’s interest in video games is growing, as we can see from a talk from a company executive at the Casual Connect game conference today. The whole universe of games is expanding on multiple dimensions thanks to factors like the growing ubiquity of mobile operating systems.
Greetings, Arsians! Our partners at LogicBuy are back with even more deals. Have you upgraded to 4k yet? The top deal this week is a 28-inch 4K Dell monitor for just $399.99. That's $300 off the MSRP! There are a few options this week from Dell, and the company just started taking Bitcoin.
Image Credit: WordStreamE-commerce websites like Zappos rely heavily on advertising to engage and re-engage shoppers online. In today’s atmosphere of banner-blindness, top performers are increasingly leveraging programmatic media buying. It enables them to dynamically focus either on acquiring new customers or on optimizing their marketing spend and ROI. Session Speakers: Lisa Archambault, Head of Demand Generation, Zappos Eric Bosco, CEO, ChoiceStream Our upcoming GrowthBeat event, August 5-6, is featuring a never-before-seen case study with Zappos head of demand generation and the CEO of programmatic media buying platform ChoiceStream.