Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Apr 2010 14:31 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Yeah, we're continuing with the mobile news for now. As it turns out, there are two ways to deal with ever increasing competition. Where Apple sued HTC, Microsoft has decided to do what it does best: they're trying to extract some form of profit out of the rising popularity of Android phones. This morning, the Redmond giant announced it signed a patent licensing agreement with HTC.
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Here we go again
by viator on Wed 28th Apr 2010 15:57 UTC
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Same thing that happened to novell and xandros etc etc.
MS threatens company with lawsuit (read billions of dollars) Offers company sweetheart deal to license said patent (that it really DOESNT own)Comapny caves and takes "deal" MS is extorting money from these companies with threats this is no different than what the mafia does. Until these companies grow some balls and say put up or shut up this will CONTINUE to happen. But the first company that does this will cause MS house of cards to come crashing down this SICKENS ME! Now im reluctant to buy an htc phone why should i reward MS for android/htc success?

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