Microsoft Extends Mobile Reach
On the heels of possible new cell phone jamming legislation in Canada, Microsoft today made moves to strengthen it’s wireless market with the launch of a two-way pager and a mobile phone with built-in color screen to browse the Web. The two-way pager, built by Motorola, will carry a version of Microsoft’s MSN Messenger and Hotmail services, while the cell phone produced by Mitsubishi will contain a compact version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser. Microsoft also announced a deal to make a phone based on the company's "Stinger" phone platform, and another with Hewlett-Packard to offer a low-end model of its Jornada Pocket PC handheld computer. For more information on Microsoft's upcoming products, visit the CTIA Web site.