Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Dec 2012 23:18 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Sources familiar with the ongoing negotiations between Apple and Microsoft tell AllThingsD that the companies are at loggerheads not over the 30 percent commission Apple asks of storage upgrade sales made through SkyDrive, but over applying that same commission to Office 365 subscriptions sold through Microsoft Office for iOS, which is expected to launch sometime next year." iOS could end up being the only mobile platform without Office.
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Who needs whom
by bowkota on Thu 13th Dec 2012 11:04 UTC
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In my opinion, MS needs to be on iOS more than Apple needs Office on its platform. However that doesn't mean that things won't change.

I walk around University and the majority of students are using Macbooks and iPads. At the same time, the iPad is very popular in the business sector. Walk around central London and you'll notice the trend.

So, a significant share of emerging graduates are growing up using the Mac platforms, while at the same time current businesses are adopting it more and more.
Who needs whom the most?

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