A 21st century coopetition snapshot; also see Microsoft’s Anti-Google Campaign Gets a Boost, From Google (AllThingsD)
"During Mr. Page's appearance, he lamented the "negativity" surrounding press coverage of competition among technology giants such as Google, yet criticized companies such as Microsoft Corp. for integrating a Google messaging service into its Outlook email service but not allowing Google to integrate Microsoft into Google's email service. "The Web is probably not as advancing as much as it should be" because of such actions by Microsoft, he said.Google CEO Larry Page Takes the Stage, Touts New Software - WSJ.com
A Microsoft spokesman said Wednesday in a statement: "It's ironic that Larry is lending his voice to the discussion of interoperability considering his company's decision—today—to file a cease and desist order to remove the YouTube app from Windows Phone.""