Windows Phone 7 for every MS Employee

Posted by sumeethevans on July 23 2010, 1:19 AM. Posted in Windows Mobile.

Looks like the iPhone era is over at Microsoft.

OK, probably not entirely, but the company's decision to give every employee a new Windows Phone 7 device -- announced this afternoon at its big sales meetup in Atlanta, according to tweets from employees -- should at least reduce the odds that any of them trying to take Steve Ballmer's picture with an Apple device.

A Microsoft spokesman confirmed the news, saying that the specific devices will vary by market. And yes, they will be actual Windows Phone 7 devices -- this is not Microsoft's attempt to get rid of its surplus Kins.

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