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Ballmer blasts Android, Apple, TechCrunch reports

Google's (GOOG) Android operating system is " “wild,” “uncontrolled” and susceptible to malware, Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer said last night, TechCrunch reported yesterday. Ballmer referred to the Apple (AAPL) ecosystem as “high-priced” and “highly controlled," the website added. Microsoft is working more closely with developers than either of its two major competitors, TechCrunch quoted Ballmer as saying.