Julie BortNetwork World

Julie is also author of Building an Extranet (Wiley, 1997).

Bing mobile app ships for iPhone, Android -- not Windows Phone

Microsoft has rolled out a new mobile app for Bing built with HTML5 and available first only to iPhone and Android users -- another indication that Microsoft is turning its attention away from its home-baked development platforms .Net and Silverlight and toward the industry-standard HTML5.

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Saying no to smartphones: most mobile users will buy new 'dumb' phones

Smartphones may get a lot of media attention, but plenty of users are comfortable with mobile phones that offer limited features compared to the likes of the iPhone.