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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by Icaria on Sat 1st Oct 2011 09:40 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: ."
Icaria
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2010-06-19

First, how did $1-2 magically become $15?


Did you read the story?

Second, if you're so worried about how people spend their money, that was formerly your money, then you better stop paying taxes, putting gas in your car (which I assume you have), using electricity, and all of the other billion things that put "your" money in the hands of people who misuse it.


I vote, I use solar energy. Next.

And btw, companies don't have to justify their prices.. That responsibility is yours -- you justify prices to yourself by purchasing products & services. Everything for sale is worth what people are willing to pay. You, not a company, determines an items value to yourself.


Got any other obvious and irrelevant observations to make? 'The sky is blue', 'piss is yellow', that kind of stuff?

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