Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Sep 2011 15:36 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless This is the biggest one yet. Microsoft's professional extortion campaign - the third side of the same triangle it shares with Apple and Oracle - has finally hit Samsung. The two companies have signed a patent licensing agreement concerning Samsung's use of Android, in which a rumoured fee of $15 (!) per device will flow from Seoul to Redmond. Not entirely coincidentally, that's about the price of a Windows Phone 7 license.
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RE: Slaves
by vitae on Thu 29th Sep 2011 00:31 UTC in reply to "Slaves"
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Thing is, Microsoft is not taking its patent claims to the Linux Foundation so changes can be made, they're just shaking down smaller companies for the money and making the companies sign NDAs so nobody even knows what the problem is.

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