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Windows Phone may be built on old code, but at least it's not stolen [schadenfreude] (Updated)

Windows Phone may be built on old code, but at least it's not stolen [schadenfreude] (Updated)

Daniel Rubino 7

Back in December, Andy Rubin, who helped create Google's Android platform was asked about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 at All Things-D. In turn he gave a response that came off a bit...well...glib and it made the 'rounds of the interwebs fairly quickly. Specifically, Rubin said this about WP7: You just have this package of stuff that was invented before the Internet. When the architects...

Beating Apple's exclusivity: How Microsoft caters to developers while Google does not

Beating Apple's exclusivity: How Microsoft caters to developers while Google does not

Daniel Rubino 10

Recently, in a jocular back and forth between Matthew Mller (ZDNet), myself and Chad Garrett of TiPB, Chad suggested that we're enjoying just old ports of iPhone games and therefore nothing special when it comes to things like Assassin's Creed. But after reading John Gruber's excellent article on Where Are the Android Killer Apps? I realized that Microsoft has done something that...