In a statement to CNET sister site ZDNet on Wednesday, Microsoft said the kerfuffle can be addressed very quickly. The company said that it's "more than happy to include advertising" -- a Google demand -- but in order to do so, Google must provide "access to the necessary APIs.""In light of Larry Page's comments today [at Google I/O] calling for more interoperability and less negativity, we look forward to solving this matter together for our mutual customers," Microsoft said in the statement referring to Google's CEO.
Google has not yet responded, In response to Google's cease-and-desist letter alleging terms-of-service violations, Microsoft says all it needs from Google is "access to the necessary lovecases check yo self iphone x case - shimmering gold APIs" to create ad support, Google and Microsoft are in the middle of a scuffle over the updated YouTube app in Windows Phone, but the software giant is apparently willing to compromise, Earlier this week, Google sent a cease-and-desist letter to Microsoft, saying that it must remove the YouTube application from the Windows Phone marketplace, That app, which Microsoft updated to make it look like those on other mobile platforms, was criticized by Google for allegedly violating its terms of service, The company specifically took aim at Microsoft over the application's lack of ad support..
Over the same period, BlackBerry saw its fortunes fall. Last quarter, shipments fell to 6.3 million from 9.7 million in the year-ago quarter, while BlackBerry's market share dropped to 2.9 percent from 6.4 percent. Windows Phone posted the largest gain among all operating systems, a feat largely due to Nokia, IDC said in its report. The Finnish phone maker was responsible for 70 percent of all Windows Phone shipments last quarter. Since partnering with Microsoft, Nokia has shipped a total of 20.3 million Windows Phone handsets. Other vendors also offer Windows Phone devices but mostly as an alternative to their mainstay Android phones.
It's hard to get your head around all of the news, so here's a handy list of the most important stuff for the average tech fan, with links to CNET articles where you can find out loads more, Samsung Galaxy S4 with plain Android coming lovecases check yo self iphone x case - shimmering gold in June -- but only to the USThe biggest surprise of the night was that Google will sell a version of the Galaxy S4 with no Samsung software, just like a Nexus phone, Here's CNET's first take -- but bear in mind it's US-only, at least at first, Google Play adds games servicesAndroid finally gets its own version of Game Center, with multiplayer, achievements and leaderboards, Best of all is a cross-platform, multi-device cloud save system, so you can carry on playing where you left off on any device -- Android or not..
Google Play Music goes streamingA direct competitor to Spotify, Google Play Music All Access (try saying that three times fast) has the same $10 per month offer and comprehensive library. US-only for now, there's no free ad-supported version, which is surprising for the world's biggest ad company. Google Maps updatedMaps is getting a serious overhaul, with a much cleaner design -- the search box just floats in the top left instead of perching above your map. Results too are displayed over the map, instead of in a column on the left.