Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Jan 2011 22:06 UTC
Windows Right, it's good to be back. This is news from last week, but heck, it's relevant for me since I just got my HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 device. Anyway, if you're running a very large company in the business of selling phones, gadgets, and so on, there are several ways to deal with jailbreakers. It seems like Microsoft is one of the few companies who knows what it needs to do.
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Comment by AaronD
by AaronD on Wed 26th Jan 2011 05:48 UTC
AaronD
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2009-08-19

That is how Microsoft will win.

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RE: Comment by AaronD
by jakubsafar.cz on Wed 26th Jan 2011 11:27 in reply to "Comment by AaronD"
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2007-09-21

Business is a war. Anyone will use any means available to crush the opponent. Currently, MS is loosing, Apple and Android is winning. Maybe MS acknowledged, that the hacker community is a strong and powerful tool to gain advantage and can be better controlled by playing "not evil" role. The attitude will change whenever needed.

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RE[2]: Comment by AaronD
by Flatland_Spider on Wed 26th Jan 2011 14:25 in reply to "RE: Comment by AaronD"
Flatland_Spider Member since:
2006-09-01

Or they are doing the same thing they always have, creating a dev friendly environment and a platform that is open enough for most people.

MS doesn't care how you use your phone, and they never will. All they care about is you using WP7, because that means bigger numbers they can show developers. They make more money off of, and get more value out of, devs buying Visual Studio and MSDN licenses/renewals then they do people buying a handset or computer.

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