Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jul 2011 14:00 UTC
Microsoft Well, paint me red and call me a girl scout, I totally did not see this one coming at all. This is so utterly surprising it made my brain explode. Hold on to your panties, because this will rock your world. After pressuring several smaller Android vendors into submission (and yes, HTC is still relatively small compared to other players), Microsoft is now moving on to the big one: Redmond is demanding $15 for every Samsung Android device sold. Samsung's choices are simple: pay up, or face another epic lawsuit.
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MollyC
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2006-07-04

DailyTech's article suggests that Microsoft and Samsung are negotiating, not just licensing of Microsoft patents that Microsoft thinks that Android infringes, but a broader licensing agreement whereby Samsung could use Microsoft IP as defense against Apple (Apple and Samsung are currently suing and counter-suing each other).

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=22079

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