To beat Apple in mobile, Google is going to need more open-source developers. But it's also going to need more Google.It's tough to balance corporate interests with developer interests, and particularly in open-source development. TechCrunch's Michael Arrington suggests that Android developers are frustrated over having to support multiple code bases to cover the diverse handsets on which Android runs, which is indeed a problem. Basically, these developers are asking Google to exercise more control over Android to ensure it works seamlessly on a range of different devices.
Such developers, however, also want more choice than Apple … Read more