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Re: Amazon tablet 'will launch in October'

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____/ Goblin on Friday 15 Jul 2011 22:54 : \____

> On 15/07/11 22:23, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ____/ Homer on Friday 15 Jul 2011 18:10 : \____
>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Goblin spake thusly:
>>>> A sorry state of affairs and no wonder the Microsoft Advocates are
>>>> quick to try and muddy the waters with FUD about Android
>>> It's odd though, given the revenue Android generates for Microsoft, why
>>> Microsoft's supporters would continue to attack Android. Isn't that like
>>> biting the hand that feeds you?
>>> I assume they're just too stupid to understand this obvious point.
>> You think that Microsoft thinks... don't assume that much :-)
> and I'd also wager that taking the scraps from the Android table isn't
> as favourable for Microsoft as getting people to buy their own platform....
> I suppose taking money from Android is making the best of a bad situation.

Yes, exactly. And this strategy failed for Apple. It will for Microsoft too.

Microsoft first tried to tax Linux (not Android) in 2005 or so. They never
signed a patent deal with Red Hat. It failed and distracted Microsoft.

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