Reply to post: Re: Extortion

Microsoft: OK, we have no phones, but look how much we love Android

DougS Silver badge

Re: Extortion

That may have been true in the early days of Android, but there's no way they are making more money from Android than Google does today. Think of the value of all the personal information they are extracting about every web site visited by Android users, their locations, what they search for, what they look for in maps, what apps they install and on and on.

That's got to be more than the few bucks Microsoft gets off each Android phone sold (if indeed they are still getting that, I haven't heard anything about that for years) because it continues every day you own that phone, instead of just once when the phone is purchased.

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