Microsoft Changes the Game for Developers

Though it's not the first time Microsoft has promised to make its software more compatible with various Web and software-based standards, last month's interoperability pledge will likely be remembered either as a dramatic turning point in Redmond's history or the most empty promise it has ever delivered.

With all its top leadership gathered on a hastily announced conference call on Feb. 21, Microsoft said it would be changing its business practices by placing a strategic emphasis on standardization and interoperability, sharing its APIs, releasing extensive documentation of its protocols and promising not to sue open source developers who use Microsoft's patented protocols for non-commercial implementations.

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mighty_douche3660d ago

"Tech Radar is reporting that on 14 March the price of the Xbox 360 in Europe"

hmm... nice prediction! Who contributed this? lol