Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jul 2013 22:15 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "A war between two of the major conglomerates will always have casualties, and unfortunately for us, this time we are the casualties. We aren't yet at a state where it is impossible to use Google services on Microsoft platforms, but we are moving towards a stricter ecosystem world where we might see Googlers/Gmail users on one side and Bingers/Outlook users on the other. We can only hope for the sake of technologies future and for the sake of innovation that the two companies can learn to work together in an ever expanding world of data." We can hope so, but we're talking large companies, and large companies do not care about users. Never have, never will.
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by Hiev on Wed 10th Jul 2013 02:51 UTC
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Let's talk about the real losers here, I'm talking about Open Source applications that consume standar services, while we see these two companies fighting for power with propietary protocols our choices will start to narrow. We are going backwards.

Edited 2013-07-10 02:57 UTC

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