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Angry Birds Added to Windows Phone 7 Site - Developers Say No Permission to Do So

Angry Birds Added to Windows Phone 7 Site - Developers Say No Permission to Do So

Sometimes, it's better to have all your eggs in the basket before you count them. In this case, Microsoft didn't wait for Angry Birds developer, Rovio Mobile, to confirm to making a version of their popular game for the Windows Phone 7 platform, and placed the icon on their site without their permission. Definitely not a good idea, as you end up with one angry developer you now have to placate. Oh boy. With the launch tomorrow, Microsoft is probably hoping to secure more big names to bolster the platform but this is definitely not the right way.

osxdaily.com - Microsoft is busy making new friends with popular mobile developers, except some of the friendships seem to be entirely one-sided.

RovioMobile, the developers of the incredibly popular Angry Birds game, noticed that Microsoft put their famous apps icon on the Windows Phone 7 site – without permission and without any agreement to build the hit game for Windows Phone 7.

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