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Microsoft slips ads into Windows 10 Mail client – then U-turns so hard, it warps fabric of reality

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"But if you received Windows 10"

So those who got a free upgrade to Windows 10 should get the ads to cover the costs?

Anyway, you're utterly wrong if you believe that Google slings ads to pay for development costs - it earns from ads far, far more than development costs - just look at Google's profits, do you believe they are those of a "small developer"?

Google understood that free apps - preferably web ones so it can use open source code without open sourcing its own one, and with only basic functionalities - are the best way to lure users into its data slurping ecosystem, and that's what Microsoft is trying to imitate. You become the product which advertisers pay for...

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