Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Sep 2011 15:36 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless This is the biggest one yet. Microsoft's professional extortion campaign - the third side of the same triangle it shares with Apple and Oracle - has finally hit Samsung. The two companies have signed a patent licensing agreement concerning Samsung's use of Android, in which a rumoured fee of $15 (!) per device will flow from Seoul to Redmond. Not entirely coincidentally, that's about the price of a Windows Phone 7 license.
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What about Samsung´s patentes?
by jgfenix on Sat 1st Oct 2011 02:24 UTC
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Doesn´t Samsung have enough patents to reach a cross licensing agreement or something similar or at least pay less money? Microsoft should infringe some of them.

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Most of Samsung's patent portfolio would be hardware, not software. Aside from going after something like the 360, there's not a lot else they could try to hobble.

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