Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Aug 2012 06:15 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's response to Apple's win is probably the most cringeworthy of all. Blatantly admitting Windows Phone can't make a dent in the market on merit, but instead requires the court room to do so, Bill Cox, senior director of Windows Phone marketing communications, said: "Windows Phone is looking gooooood right now." Nauseating.
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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by cdude on Sat 25th Aug 2012 17:42 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
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Apple is no innovator.
Apple has always stolen the ideas of others and then did a very good marketing.

Innovation is more than just rectum plucking an idea,

No, its not. You do not even have to make a product what is why there are so many pure patent-troll companies sueing around.

useful for a consumer.

Wrong, the customer please zero role in the patent universe. Please read up on

"Software patents are poison for progress and innovation.

Of course patents are a problem but ... (... I'm going to assume you're from the United States) then this is what you get as a result.

He could also be from europe where software patents are valid too as long as the claim contains a "... running on a computer or similar technical device" closer.

Software-patents are a world wide problem. Global village effects and so on.

Edited 2012-08-25 17:45 UTC

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