Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Apr 2013 22:27 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
Microsoft "One company - Taiwan's Foxconn - makes a staggering 40 percent of the world's consumer electronic devices. Starting now, Microsoft will be getting paid a toll on many of those devices. The company's long patent-licensing campaign has landed its biggest client yet in licensing Foxconn, formally named Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Foxconn has agreed to take a license for any product it produces that runs Google's Android or Chrome operating systems." More protection money for the Microsoft patent mafia.
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RE: Comment by twitterfire
by majipoor on Thu 18th Apr 2013 08:11 UTC in reply to "Comment by twitterfire"
majipoor
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"It's easier to attack smaller targets like HTC or Foxconn..."

Seriously? Foxconn has $100bn annual revenue and more than 1 million employees.

Edited 2013-04-18 08:12 UTC

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