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Apple v. Microsoft: A messaging battle.

“The world needs a more open platform—one that allows apps to become platforms in their own right…”

– Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

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and…

“Microsoft said on Friday an attacker had won access to one of its customer-service agents and then used information from that to launch hacking attempts against customers.”

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From the first-sourced article above…

“At the heart of the current dispute is the power Apple wields as the gatekeeper over who and what is distributed on the iPhone. Microsoft has been vocal in criticizing limits that it sees as hampering the growth of its own booming videogaming business.”

Imagine if the Windows Phone did well. Wonder what the argument would be today.