Microsoft Rumored to be Killing Pink, Workers Using iPhones Anyway
Rumor has it Microsoft is on the verge of axing the Pink Project. Come on, you remember those Pure Turtle phones we've been hearing about for months? The ones built by the former Danger/Sidekick team that might run Zune software and compete for the hearts and minds of tweens (TM PalmCast) everywhere? Yeah, those. Axed. Finished. Ballmered.
Seems like since their dear leader Andy Rubin left to father Android for Google, things have been on something of a downward spiral:
Malatesta from WMExperts.com is hearing conflicting stories, so take the above with a FUD-sized grain of salt. Still, even if Pink isn't dead, given what's left of the Danger team, the designs we've seen leaked so far, and the fact that Windows Mobile needs all the help it can get right now, maybe it ought to be?
[MobileCrunch via WMExperts]
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