Robert Scoble says the real race isn’t for search but for ownership of your mobile phone. Scoble writes:
Well, the real race today isn’t for search. Isn’t for email. Isn’t for IM. It’s for ownership of your mobile phone. I met the guy who runs China’s telecom last week in Davos. He’s seeing six million new people get a cell phone in China every month. So, every month that Microsoft and Yahoo will be stuck in some courtroom arguing out why [Microhoo] is a good deal means money in the bank for Google as they close mobile phone deal after mobile phone deal.