Microsoft Buys Skype
In their biggest acquisition ever, Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion. Did they overpay?
Developers are at Google I/O getting all the info on the next moves to expect on Android and other Google platforms. We’ve got all the details!
Android 3.1 Gets Improved Widgets
Verizon Xoom owners will be getting Android Honeycomb 3.1 first. It brings widgets that stretch horizontally and vertically, and USB support.
Ice Cream Sandwich and Movie Service from Google
The next version of Android will be called Ice Cream Sandwich, and Google’s going into the movie rental business.
Google’s Music Beta
We’ve known that Google’s music service was coming, but now they’ve rolled it out, at least in beta form (which means free!).
Virtual Fitting Room
Over at WebBeat.TV they covered a very cool story about augmented reality technology that is enabling people to try on clothes before they buy them – virtually!
Sponsored by Windows Azure
Developers want to focus on their app, not the infrastructure. Windows Azure helps them do that.