Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th May 2013 21:46 UTC
Google "Wired has obtained a copy of a cease and desist letter sent by Google to Microsoft today, demanding Microsoft immediately remove the YouTube app from its Windows Phone Store and disable existing copies on consumers' devices by May 22. The YouTube app for Windows Phone - developed by Microsoft not Google - strips out ads and allows downloading, both violations of YouTube's terms of service." Incredibly petty. Just come up with a solution, you bunch of kids.
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RE: Two Devils
by Nelson on Wed 15th May 2013 23:19 UTC in reply to "Two Devils"
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Microsoft has contributed to WebKit, will contribute to Blink, has contributed to the Linux kernel, and has released large portions of the .NET Framework under free and open source licenses.

These are big name ones like ASP.NET MVC (which Mono fully integrated), the Rx Framework, and if the rumors pan out and they open source Roslyn, they'll have an open source compiler as a service architecture which will power C# and VB.NET moving forward.

Obviously Google contributes more to open source because it happens to coincide with their business model more, but Microsoft is changing.

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