Windows Phone 7 software will soon power a Verizon Wireless handset, several outlets are reporting.
Windows Phone software will replace Symbian on all Nokia phones, reps for Nokia and Microsoft said today.
A Web-based Android Market will reportedly be unveiled by Google this week.
Apple had announced at its launch that the iPhone 4 would come in black and white models, then kept delaying the release of the white iPhone 4, a rare misfire in its recent history of smooth product rollouts.
Internet calling company, Skype, announced its plans to buy the mobile video company, Qik, on Thursday.
Smartphones with Windows 7 mobile operating system are designed to compete against Apple and Android. But some analysts are wondering whether Microsoft's smartphones strategy is swimming against the current.