Based on the portrayal of Google in one of Microsoft’s more recent TV ads, it may look like Google is in a bind with Apple over phones, while Microsoft sits the fight out and generally just keeps enjoying its peaceful existence. However, reality could not possibly be farther from the truth.
Microsoft is currently battling with Google for the right to let users download and use a Windows Phone-based YouTube app for, well, watching YouTube videos on Windows Phone. But apparently, Google doesn’t want that. And according to an exclusive report on The Verge, Google has now issued a cease and desist letter in order to get Microsoft to stop what it’s doing at [...]