Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Apr 2012 11:53 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Barnes & Noble is spinning off its Nook e-reader business into a new company - which will be a cooperation with Microsoft. Redmond will invest $300 million into the new company, and on top of that, the two companies have settled the patent litigation, which was part of Microsoft's string of mafia practices against Android vendors. I have a sneaking suspicion this will be the end of the line for the Android-based Nook e-readers and tablets. Get 'm while supplies last.
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RE: Windows RT for ARM incoming
by MollyC on Mon 30th Apr 2012 19:04 UTC in reply to "Windows RT for ARM incoming"
MollyC
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Maybe WinRT exists because nobody ever ruled MS to have a monopoly on ARM, so they can bundle whatever they want with WinRT (e.g. Office, Nook reader, etc).
The USDOJ case against MS resulted in a ruling that MS had monopoly on "x86" processor operating systems. The ARM world is free for MS to do whatever they want.

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