Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Sep 2012 21:45 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Microsoft and RIM have announced that RIM has licensed Redmond's exFAT patents. The press release contains a ridiculous amount of hyperbole nonsense, and if you translate it into regular people speak, it basically comes down to RIM paying Microsoft protection money for stupid nonsensical software patents. Ridiculous articles like like this make it seem as if we're talking about patents on major technological breakthroughs, but don't be fooled: this is because for some inexplicable reason, we're using crappy FAT for SD cards.
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RE[3]: How silly Thom!
by Alfman on Thu 20th Sep 2012 14:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: How silly Thom!"
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"This is how business works my friend."

I hope you understand the difference between acknowledging how business works, and justifying how business works. A corrupt official might say the same thing when accepting a bribe.

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