Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Aug 2011 21:38 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y The Google-Microsoft patent war of words is continuing. Yesterday, Google (rightfully so, in my book) accused Apple, Microsoft, and Oracle partaking in an organised patent attack against Android, instead of competing on merit, claiming that they bought up Novell's and Nortel's patents solely to attack Android and its device makers. Microsoft struck back, claiming Google was offered to join in on the bids for the Novell patents, but rejected the offer. Google has now responded to this accusation - and to make matters even more confusing, Microsoft responded back. A public shouting match between two powerful parties? Count me in!
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Comment by kovacm
by kovacm on Fri 5th Aug 2011 04:33 UTC
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My cheering for Google is based on the company's dislike for software patents

A rather weak response, since if history is anything to go by, the safe assumption is that Google is not going to use any patents aggressively.

...because they do not have ammunition ;)

as far I am concern - end of story! good luck Google ;)

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