Google Chrome Web only will be beneficial for all or most :)
rotsen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 13:35:30 PST 2009
What ever google is doing with phones so far is great for me. I am using my
google number to
communicate with Europe, south and Central america and it is cheaper than
company and than Skype.
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Randall Shimizu <randall.shimizu at gmail.com
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 12:35 AM, SJS <bofh at stremler.net> wrote:
> > begin quoting Andrew Lentvorski as of Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 01:53:46AM
> > [snip]
> >> Google would have to buy somebody like T-Mobile and just cut the
> >> cellular providers completely out of the loop.
> > Hm...
> >> The more interesting question is: if Google buys T-Mobile, can they also
> >> destroy the credit card companies?
> >> Japan already does everything in the phone. T-Mobile just got direct
> >> billing from Android marketplace to the phone working. It's not that
> >> big a step to switch to billing your app purchases from say, Amazon,
> >> directly to your T-Mobile bill.
> > Does Japan's banking system more resemble ours or Europe's?
> >> And, yes, I do fear that all we're really doing is trading old
> >> monopolies for new monopolies.
> > So long as they play nice for a few decades, it might be worth it
> >> The changing of kings is the happiness of fools.
> > That's why we should keep the guillotines well-maintained.
> > --
> > New! The Apple Credit Card! It's SHINY!
> > Stewart Stremler
> I think we are seeing John Chambers prediction that telephony will be
> free come true.
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