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It's Apple vs. Google. And it's all about developers.

As we all await an announcement from Apple regarding its tablet, read this article from CNET which sheds light on the role that developers play in the competition between Apple and Google. “Apple has consistently given developers ways to make piles of cash, even as a global marketplace for mobile applications has expanded. Google’s strategy is very different from Apple’s. Apple has set up an excellent, but very closed, developer sandbox where Apple retains complete control. Google’s strategy depends heavily on open source, giving developers freedom, flexibility, and a paycheck at the end of the process.”

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