PopCap, Photobucket on Windows Phones

Microsoft announced today a new development platform and marketplace for Windows Phone 7 Series applications. Mobile software developers will be able to make use of Windows Phone accelerometers, location-based services, and push notification services, as well as video, camera, and microphone capabilities, to create games and other visually-based applications. A number of companies with Seattle-area ties have signed on to develop apps for Windows Phone 7, including PopCap Games, Photobucket, Oberon Media, and Microsoft Game Studios.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Editor in chief. E-mail him at gthuang [at] xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

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