Microsoft and Google have been trying to outdo each other for decades. Their competition went to the next level in the last decade, with each trying to enter the market that defines the other. Google built its name as a search engine, but it has metamorphosed to include desktop computer operating system and productivity software maker. Microsoft, which built its name as a desktop operating system and productivity software maker is now trying to encroach into search engine and mobile operating system business.
We are likely to see the competition between the two only grow to become more fierce in the coming years. Google recent move shows, it is bringing the big guns into the fight, and throwing what is commonly referred to as professional courtesy out of the window.
You see, there is this thing called zero-day vulnerability. Where a new security flaw is unearthed, and the person who discovers it informs the maker of the software in private and gives them ample time to fix it before making the matter public.
Now, Google, as big a tech company it has grown to become, you would assume …read more