Finally, Microsoft and Google to work together on an official YouTube Windows Phone app
The app will be developed using YouTube’s very own iFrame API and will be compliant with Google’s terms of service up-and-down and side-to-side. The best part, the new app could arrive as soon as next month.
The final result will mean that Windows Phone users will be able to enjoy (hopefully) the abilities that pretty much every other operating system enjoys. It goes without saying that the recent updates that Microsoft made to its own app for YouTube were probably intended to get this result all along.
Given the remarks made by Larry Page at Google I/O last week, Google suddenly found itself with no room to maneuver in this not-so-subtle spat between the two giant companies. After a cease and desist letter was given to Microsoft by Google, Microsoft played it just right by addressing some changes and flat out calling Google on that image that Mr. Page offered.
The result was the following joint statement: