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[4]: Siding with MS
by majipoor on Thu 13th Dec 2012 15:05 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Siding with MS"
majipoor
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2009-01-22

"Microsoft do have costs and the need your money to make it work, which makes it difficult if Apple takes a 30% bite out of it. "

Well, in this case, Apple just refuse to make an exception for MS: 30% is for everybody, big or small player.

One can argue whether 30% is fair or not, but I don't see how to blame Apple to treat MS as any other developer.

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