Windows Phone 7: Europe on October 21, US on November 8?

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Here’s a handful of Windows Phone 7 rumors to get your Monday morning underway. Neowin is reporting that the first batch of Windows Phone 7 devices will be hitting European shores on October 21st—specifically, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

As for those of us in the US, author of the upcoming Windows Phone Secrets book, Paul Thurrott says that he’s “been told by a very reliable source that the US launch date for Windows Phone is November 8.”

Both of these rumors come from unnamed sources, so take this information with a grain of salt. Microsoft’s spokespeople generally won’t comment on rumors, though one of them did say on Friday that “Windows Phone 7 does not support tethering,” according to PC Magazine.

That clarification came as a result of Brandon Watson, Microsoft Director of Developer Experience for Windows Phone 7, telling Thurrott and Leo Laporte that Windows Phone 7 would support tethering on a September 16th edition of the Windows Weekly podcast.

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