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LinuxPlanet: Is Microsoft Giving up on Windows CE

Dec 13, 1999, 18:31 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Haskin)

[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]

"If So, There's a Huge Opportunity for Linux."

"Strong signs emerged last week that Microsoft has done an about face and will no longer rely on Windows CE for success in the Post PC era. Instead, it seems to have found a new savior: broadband."

"That became clear following three major announcements. Microsoft's announced an alliance with Ericsson to develop smart phone applications. It also announced the impending release of its Microsoft Mobile Explorer (MME) platform for smart phones and said General Instrument (GI), the huge set-top vendor, will use Microsoft's streaming media technology in high-end set-top boxes."

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