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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RE[2]: Siding with MS
by Tractor on Thu 13th Dec 2012 13:12 UTC in reply to "RE: Siding with MS"
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Well, apparently, this is not limited to the "use of the software", or this definition extends so broadly that it does, indeed, extend to purchases done with the software (which i think is the case).

Take the example of newspaper : they have to give up a 30% cut on the content price. New article, new content, same software, but 30% cut by Apple (+ : they actually hide who the customers are, to stay in charge, therefore the newspaper does not know who its customers are !)

But well, since Apple can kill any app off its appstore, they are entitled to enforce any decision they want. The other side either abide, or die.

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