Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Nov 2013 10:04 UTC, submitted by mbpark

Microsoft is generating $2 billion per year in revenue from Android patent royalties, says Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund in a new note on the company.

He estimates that the Android revenue has a 95% margin, so it's pretty much all profit.

This money, says Sherlund, helps Microsoft hide the fact that its mobile and Xbox groups are burning serious cash.

Microsoft has not written a single line of Android code, yet rakes in the profits through scummy software patents. Crime does pay.

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RE[2]: Comment by Nelson
by andydread on Sat 9th Nov 2013 16:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Nelson"
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The fact that you are willing to sacrifice the progress of technology just to stop Android speaks volumes about you and your ilk - and all just because of the stocks you own.


Thom isn't it just a sickening to purchase the products of companies like Microsoft Nokia and Apple. Do you own any products from these companies. Will you continue to purchase products from these companies?

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