GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s big week, and the future of NFC wireless on our phones

GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s big week, and the future of NFC wireless on our phones

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New It has been a significant week for Microsoft, from the announcement of the company’s Surface tablet computer, (and its unique cover/keyboard) to the unveiling of Windows Phone 8. We assess the impact of the news (and the mysterious way Microsoft delivered it) in our weekly news wrapup on this week’s...
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