Seattlepi: Windows Mobile: At a dinner in Santa Clara, Calif., in early September, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer boasted of Windows Mobile's standing in the smart phone market: Over the past year, he said, smart phones with Windows Mobile installed had outsold both Research in Motion's BlackBerry and Apple's iPhone.

When Ballmer takes the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday evening, it is doubtful that he will want to quote any smart phone market statistics.
Two recent reports show that both Research in Motion and Apple have surpassed Microsoft in the smart phone market.

One reason: Smartphones have moved from the office to the home, where Windows Mobile is perceived to be weakest...

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