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Microsoft claims Android licence patent milestone

Discussion in 'News' started by GiddyG, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. GiddyG

    GiddyG Terabyte Poster Gold Member


    Microsoft claims Android licence patent milestone

    Microsoft now has has licence deals with companies "accounting for over half of all Android devices".

    The company announced on its blog that Compal was the latest manufacturer to pay it a fee for each device sold using Google's system software.

    Compal is a Taiwanese mobile smartphone and tablet maker that builds devices sold under other companies' brands.

    Microsoft said it now has patent deals with ten companies covering their use of Android.

    Full Story here


    1. dmarsh
      Software patents should be outlawed...

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