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That's not what this says: "manufacturers using Android agree to preinstall specific Google Apps, set Google Search as the default search provider for all Web access points and preload Google's Network Location Provider service.…"Note the first 3 words of the quote: "manufacturers using Android...." Nowhere does it say "licensing Google apps." That's presumptive based on the quid pro quo of installing those apps in favored position in exchange for permission to use Android...
Seems like Microsoft lost a lawsuit or two over a very similar policy when it required PC vendors to pre-installed IE in a favorable position on the Windows platform. Anybody got popcorn?
By implication, IF, as IDC implies, Apple could sell more handsets by selling lower priced models, those sales have to come from...... Samsung and others, making the profit picture even bleaker for others....and Samsung. I am beginning to like... /snort.
What a great business idea — sell products at no or negative profit — for the competition. On a related note, IDC no longer needs to explain why they are doing research instead of manufacturing products. What idiocy.
I wish the makers of the board game Candy Land would smack Candy Crush with an app of their own.
since you are apparently ignorant of US law, the President cannot overturn a court verdict made by any US court. Any court.
Do that and Google's fruit will be tucked a little tighter.
While I don't support the jailbreak, they are within the rights to keep the money if there was a contractural agreement prohibiting pirated apps in Taig.
"We have the right to be compensated in an ethical way" begs the question of how ethical can it be if your exploit allows others to benefit financially from stolen (pirated) software.
The article says that students were required to purchase the HP product. Surely, if the school required the purchase, they could have gone one step further and purchased the product in bulk. They could have gotten an educational program discount from HP or from Apple were that the case. And, the cost could have been covered by a tuition or fees request. In the end, it would be less expensive that way.Yes, if blame is to be had, HP deserves it for product failure. As do the...
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