Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 23:38 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's legal chief: "We continue to be dogged by an issue we had hoped would be resolved by now: Google continues to prevent Microsoft from offering consumers a fully featured YouTube app for the Windows Phone." Utter nonsense, since MetroTube offers a complete and full YouTube experience on Windows Phone (it's one of the best Windows Phone applications), and YouTube+ on Windows 8. Two fantastically rich applications, built by small ISVs - yet Microsoft can't do the same? Don't make me laugh. Coincidentally, Microsoft is also whining some more about Google's removal of ActiveSync - Redmond again refuses to acknowledge that all it needs to do is implement the open standards CalDAV and CardDAV, just like everyone else has done. Times have changed, Ballmer. You don't get to dictate the industry anymore.
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RE: Please Thom
by WorknMan on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 04:53 UTC in reply to "Please Thom"
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If Microsoft did ANYTHING on this level, there'd be 10 articles a day, you'd probably find a Jury foreman on a murder trial somewhere, and do some kind of witch hunt against him too.

This is utterly and completely RIDICULOUS.

Of course, you're right. But with Microsoft having been evil jackasses for well over a decade, it's kind of hard for me to shed a tear for them. It's like watching a bully finally getting his ass beat.

What can I say? karma is a bitch ;) And Google is going to get theirs one day as well, especially if they continue their path to the dark side.

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