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Dell kills its Streak 7 Android tablet in the U.S.

If you’re curious how difficult it is to make a successful Android tablet, ask Dell. The company today announced it is killing off its Streak 7 Android tablet in the U.S., while claiming it will still sell the product through retail partnerships abroad. The 7-inch tablet will no longer be available online at, as you can see from the screenshot below.

Windows Phone 7 ships 1.5M units in first six weeks

Shedding some light on the mystery of Windows Phone 7 sales, Microsoft today announced that phone manufacturers have sold more than 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 devices to carriers and retailers in the mobile-phone platform’s first six weeks on the market.

Microsoft mobile executive Joe Belfiore won’t talk numbers

I could write a long post about all the things that Microsoft executive Joe Belfiore, director of the Windows Phone program at the software giant, said at the D: Dive Into Mobile conference in San Francisco today.