Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Oct 2010 18:02 UTC, submitted by viator
Legal If you can't compete, litigate. This train of thought has been quite prevalent among major technology companies as of late, most notably by Apple and Microsoft, who both cannot compete with Android on merit, so they have to resort to patent lawsuits and FUD. Both Asustek and Acer have revealed that Microsoft plans to impose royalty fees upon the two Taiwanese hardware makers to prevent them from shipping Android and/or Chrome OS devices.
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RE[8]: Comment by rubberneck
by Icaria on Sat 30th Oct 2010 07:55 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by rubberneck"
Icaria
Member since:
2010-06-19

software -- even if it isn't manifested as a physical device -- is still machinery
Non-physical machines: binary spiritualism.


(Patent pending).

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RE[9]: Comment by rubberneck
by TheGZeus on Sat 30th Oct 2010 12:32 in reply to "RE[8]: Comment by rubberneck"
TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

That's beautiful.

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