Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 23rd Mar 2010 08:25 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones It has long been known that in addition to the N900 port of Firefox (released just 49 days ago) Mozilla have been targeting Windows Mobile, drawing ever nearer to a release. They have now decided to put the port on hold, following the news of Windows Phone 7 Series at MIX (and what that holds for Windows Mobile 6.5). "While we think Windows Phone 7 looks interesting and has the potential to do well in the market, Microsoft has unfortunately decided to close off development to native applications. Because of this, we won't be able to provide Firefox for Windows Phone 7 at this time. Given that Microsoft is staking their future in mobile on Windows Mobile 7 (not 6.5) and because we don't know if or when Microsoft will release a native development kit, we are putting our Windows Mobile development on hold."
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RE[4]: Comment by Kroc
by Delgarde on Tue 23rd Mar 2010 20:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Kroc"
Delgarde
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Hmm, integrating a browser right inside the OS.. I wonder what the EU would have to say about that?


Since Google aren't using a monopoly on operating systems to deny other browser makers a market, absolutely nothing, I should think. Including a browser with your OS isn't illegal in itself. Doing so to drive your competitors out of business, that's a different matter.

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