Counternotions: ‘Google’s Mad Dash to Microsoftdom’

Kontra on just how Microsoftian Google is starting to look from a strategic standpoint. He makes a good point about the potential for the Nexus One to piss off existing Android licensees — it could drive them back into the arms of Microsoft and Windows Mobile, even though Windows Mobile was the stated rival of Android at the outset.

What’s happened, of course, is that in the two years since Android was announced Windows Mobile has collapsed and the iPhone is on a meteoric rise.

Thursday, 17 December 2009