Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Mar 2010 22:55 UTC
Legal In response to Apple's lawsuit against HTC, Jonathan Schwartz, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, has written a very intriguing blog post providing an insight into how major companies like Apple and Microsoft treat patents. He recounts two occasions on which Apple and Microsoft threatened to sue Sun - and how Sun retorted.
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Bill's billions
by papertape on Wed 10th Mar 2010 14:12 UTC
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I love this quote:

Bill explained the software business was all about building variable revenue streams from a fixed engineering cost base

That's how he makes his money, and that's why it's an untenable business model for the long-term. (Pretty profitable short-term though.)

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