Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Sep 2012 16:53 UTC
Google There's a bit of a story going on between Google, Acer, and Alibaba, a Chinese mobile operating system vendor. Acer wanted to ship a device with Alibaba's operating system, but Google asked them not to, and Acer complied. The reason is that Acer is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, which prohibits the promotion of non-standard Android implementations - exactly what Alibaba is shipping. On top of that, Alibaba's application store hosts pirated Android applications, including ones from Google.
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RE[2]: Interesting
by Windows Sucks on Sun 16th Sep 2012 21:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Interesting"
Windows Sucks
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In what way does Google sound like Oracle and Microsoft? Why does it make you giggle?


1. Oracle sued saying Google forked Java and making an incompatible version. Now Google is saying the same about this Chineese company.

2. Microsoft used to do the same to their OEM's if they tried to sell any other OS.

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