@FinancialAnalyst: I hear what you're saying, but you're forgetting about Microsoft's enterprise software, CRM, ERP, retail management, etc. etc. There's a lot more to Microsoft than Office.... Continue Reading
The OS might be free, but the phones are not. I have an affected phone. I would like to patch it, but as long as phone manufacturers do not distribute... Continue Readingthat part of the source code that relates to their phones, there is nothing I can do. If they would provide their phones' drivers, I could build Android 4.4 or 5.0 for it. Instead, I am left with a useless brick. Laws should be made to hold phone manufacturers who do not provide their source code to task.
If all businesses followed the example of the mobile tech business, we would have highways that only certain cars would be allowed to drive on and dvd and blu ray... Continue Readingplayers that only certain movies would play on. What is the point of having mobile payments that only iPhone 6 can use? App developers could code to common standards just as Web developers do now, allowing an app to run on any compliant platform. I think this is what Chen is suggesting.