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Charlie Kindel Goes To Amazon For Secret Project
2013-04-02 14:44:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A quiet announcement occurred on April Fool's day, but it was no April Fool's joke. According to reports yesterday, Amazon.com hired former GM for Microsoft's Windows Phone Charlie Kindel. While the potential joke was that Amazon's line of eReaders and tablets is the Kindle, it was nonetheless quickly clarified this was no April 1st tomfoolery. On Monday, Kindel updated his LinkedIn profile. The update posted his new position at...

2012-01-22 08:00:00

Price sensitivity and ease of use, FreePriceAlerts.com now saving consumers over $100 K a day Peterborough, NH (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Charlie Kindel, a former Microsoft executive and current entrepreneur with significant experience in developing and supporting consumer technology products, has joined the FreePriceAlerts.com (http://FreePriceAlerts.com) Advisory Board. FreePriceAlerts.com is an intuitive online shopping tool that shops for the best prices while customers search and has...

2011-08-09 14:39:13

Microsoft's Windows Phone Developer General Manager Charlie Kindel has resigned after working for the company 21 years. Kindel wrote in a blog post that he is moving on to form his own company. "I'm not yet ready to disclose details about the new venture but I can say I will be staying in the Seattle area to build it. It has to do with sports, advertising, mobile, social-networking, and, of course, the cloud," he wrote. Kindle has been at Microsoft since 1990 and has worked on projects like...

2010-03-06 15:55:00

Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday that its new Windows Phone 7 software for smartphones will not run any applications written for older versions of the software. Microsoft executive Charlie Kindel wrote in a blog post that stopping the support for older applications was necessary to make the new operating system as powerful and user-friendly as possible. The news leaves software developers with two options.  They can either write applications for Windows Mobile 6.5, which will become...

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