Proposals from BlackBerry CEO John Chen that Apple and other firms should be forced to make apps for BlackBerry devices under net neutrality laws certainly raised eyebrows last week.
V3 readers flocked to the story, no doubt wondering what on earth Chen was thinking. The comments on the story show that many remained perplexed by his argument.
Elsewhere security issues remained as central as ever to the IT industry, after Oracle released a whopping 167 fixes for systems including Java and Sun. No doubt that gave IT workers something to do for the week.
Meanwhile, in more exciting developments Microsoft showed off more about Windows 10, including how it will work on mobile devices.
The launch included some unexpected items, such as a new browser codenamed Spartan and a virtual reality headset called HoloLens. Check out our top 10 round-up to find out more.
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Major fixes for firm's key products
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Redmond reveals more about its next operating system
Microsoft shows off Windows 10 on phones and promises free upgrades
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Adobe fixes Flash flaw in Windows, Mac and Linux
Zero day flaw fix issued
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