Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Apr 2013 22:27 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
Microsoft "One company - Taiwan's Foxconn - makes a staggering 40 percent of the world's consumer electronic devices. Starting now, Microsoft will be getting paid a toll on many of those devices. The company's long patent-licensing campaign has landed its biggest client yet in licensing Foxconn, formally named Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Foxconn has agreed to take a license for any product it produces that runs Google's Android or Chrome operating systems." More protection money for the Microsoft patent mafia.
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by Gestahlt on Thu 18th Apr 2013 08:05 UTC
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What are they actually paying for?
What patent is in use for those Android devices that Microsoft gets money for and why isnt it fixed?

Edited 2013-04-18 08:06 UTC

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