Saturday, June 29, 2024

Is Microsoft Teams new Internet Explorer?

Decades ago, Microsoft "bundled" IE with Windows to "kill" Netscape.
It kind-off worked, so well that it required anti-monopoly measures,
and major competition for more than a decade to "unstuck" web browsers progress.

Now by "bundling" MS Teams for "free" in MS Office, Microsoft has triggered the same reaction from EU. But this time seem to have pro-actively slightly adjust the practice.

 Microsoft splits Teams from Office as antitrust pressure ramps up - The Verge

Microsoft, possibly hoping to deflect the blow of an ongoing antitrust investigation in the EU, is spinning Teams off from Office 365 to sell as its own separate app globally,

good "All-in Podcast" discussion here

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