The maker of Windows has long claimed that Google's Chrome and Android products infringe on its own patents. As Google disputes these claims, Redmond is pursuing the manufacturers of devices which use the software, and now claims that it has patent protection deals with the manufacturers of over half of the world's Android smartphones.
What happens when Gmail goes down? Twitter explodes with venomous ire, naturally. Users are quipping and griping over current reported outages across various Google apps, including Gmail and Google Music. Others are also reporting that Google's Chrome browse keeps crashing.
Former Mozilla CEO John Lilly watched Jerry Yang blow his top when presented with a browser that put a Yahoo competitor front and center. Seven years later, Yahoo finally got around to launching a browser of its own.