Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Mar 2011 22:52 UTC, submitted by ephracis
Legal Since competing on merit is looked down upon in the computer and software world, companies in this business usually go for the blindfolded chick with the scale and sword. Up until recently, Microsoft didn't go for the whole patent litigation thing, but now that they've tasted some, they want more. They just sued Barnes & Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec for patent infringement because they use Android.
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Really??
by computrius on Mon 21st Mar 2011 23:34 UTC
computrius
Member since:
2006-03-26

"no choice but to bring legal action to defend our innovations and fulfill our responsibility to our customer"

Here they go again. Trying to convince us they are doing it for us.

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RE: Really??
by Stephen! on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 01:36 in reply to "Really??"
Stephen! Member since:
2007-11-24

"no choice but to bring legal action to defend our innovations and fulfill our responsibility to our customer"


Microsoft actually has innovations?

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RE[2]: Really??
by ricegf on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 02:37 in reply to "RE: Really??"
ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

Microsoft actually has innovations?


Absolutely! They recently patented a business process whereby a former VP becomes CEO of an arch-rival phone company, yells "Fire!", and craters the company's stock.

What - you slept through February?!?

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