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James Temple / San Francisco Chronicle:
Microsoft attorney outlines Android patent tactics   —  It takes flowcharts to keep track of all the mobile patent lawsuits under way.  —  Apple sued HTC, while Kodak sued Apple, Samsung and Sony.  RIM filed suit against Kodak and Motorola.  And what are called nonpracticing entities …
Oct 31, 2011, 1:55 AMIn context
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times:
Patents emerge as significant tech strategy   —  It seems not a week goes by these days without news of another patent battle or announcement: Microsoft reaching licensing agreements with various device manufacturers.  Apple and various handset manufacturers filing suits and countersuits.
Oct 23, 2011, 3:00 PMIn context
Brad Sams / Neowin.net:
Half of all Android devices have entered into patent agreements with Microsoft   —  While Google continues to figure out how to stop the Microsoft patent train, Microsoft has landed yet another patent agreement with Compal, as announced by Microsoft.  For those keeping score at home …
Oct 23, 2011, 1:30 PMIn context
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Inks Tenth Android Patent Deal, Signs Agreement With Compal Electronics   —  Microsoft has signed yet another Android patent deal, this time with China's Compal Electronics.  The current list of Microsoft's patent agreements include Samsung, HTC, Wistron, Quanta, Acer and General Dynamics Itronix.
Oct 23, 2011, 11:15 AMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Could Lodsys turn its sights on Microsoft Windows 8 developers?   —  Summary: Lodsys has not gone after Windows developers with claims that they're violating the company's in-app purchasing patents.  But could this happen with Windows 8?  —  Lodsys, the Texas-based company that has been suing smaller iOS …
Oct 21, 2011, 11:50 AMIn context
Jay Greene / CNET News:
Microsoft inks Android, Chrome deal with Quanta   —  Microsoft has signed a patent deal with Quanta Computer, the latest in an ongoing effort to convince hardware makers that they need to license technology from the software giant if they intend to use Google's Android and Chrome operating systems for their devices.
Oct 13, 2011, 1:55 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / Technology Review:
Google's Troubled Search for Valuable Patents   —  An analysis suggests that patents it recently bought from IBM won't help much against competitors such as Apple and Microsoft.  —  An analysis of more than 1,000 patents that Google bought from IBM offers a glimpse inside …
Oct 8, 2011, 4:15 PMIn context
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Goldman: Microsoft Is Getting $444 Million Annually From Android Patent Licenses   —  Microsoft is will generate $444 million in revenue from Android patent deals for fiscal year 2012 (started in July 1, 2011, ends June 30, 2012), according to a note from Goldman Sachs's tech analyst team.
Sep 29, 2011, 9:25 AMIn context
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Samsung: We can't rely on Google, so we addressed Android IP issues on our own   —  With the dust still settling following the announcement that Samsung had become the latest and biggest company to license Microsoft's patent portfolio, the reasons behind the agreement started to emerge …
Sep 29, 2011, 8:10 AMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google On Microsoft's Android Patent Tactics: It's Extortion   —  Earlier today, Microsoft and Samsung disclosed that they reached a cross-licensing agreement over patents.  The key point: it's a bad blow to the notion that Android is free.  Instead, it's more like “free” …
Sep 28, 2011, 2:35 PMIn context

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