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Jay Yarow / The Business Insider:
Microsoft Tweets Out An Email Showing It Tried To Work With Google On Buying Patents   —  Microsoft says it tried to work with Google on buying patents, contradicting what Google wrote in a blistering blog post.  —  Earlier today, Google's chief legal officer accused Microsoft and Apple of participating in a …
Aug 3, 2011, 10:40 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Rips Into Microsoft, Apple, Oracle For “Bogus Patents” And Trying To “Strangle” Android   —  In the past, I've been critical of Google for trying to dance around directly calling out their competitors who are actively attempting to screw them.  Today, they're no longer dancing.
Aug 3, 2011, 4:20 PMIn context
David Drummond / The Official Google Blog:
When patents attack Android   —  I have worked in the tech sector for over two decades.  Microsoft and Apple have always been at each other's throats, so when they get into bed together you have to start wondering what's going on.  Here is what's happening:  —  Android is on fire.
Aug 3, 2011, 3:55 PMIn context
Charles Arthur / Apps blog:
App developers withdraw from US as patent fears reach ‘tipping point’   —  App developers are withdrawing their products for sale from the US versions of Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market for fear of being sued by companies which own software patents - just as a Mumbai-based company …
Jul 16, 2011, 2:05 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Larry Page On Android Patent Problems: “There Hasn't Been Any Slow Down”   —  During the earnings call after Google announced their Q2 2011 earnings today, a question was asked about the patent issues surrounding Google right now.  Specifically, Android is under assault from Oracle as well as Microsoft and Apple.
Jul 15, 2011, 4:20 AMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
How Apple Led The High-Stakes Patent Poker Win Against Google, Sealing Ballmer's Promise   —  “It's not like Android's free.  Android has a patent fee.  You do have to license patents.”  —  That was Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in an interview last year with The Wall Street Journal.
Jul 10, 2011, 11:10 PMIn context
Timothy Lee / Disruptive Economics:
Microsoft's Android Shakedown   —  In the 1980s, attorney Gary Reback was working at Sun Microsystems, then a young technology startup.  A pack of IBM employees in blue suits showed up at Sun headquarters seeking royalties for 7 patents that IBM claimed Sun had infringed.
Jul 7, 2011, 10:10 PMIn context
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews:
Patent trolling with Microsoft   —  Sometimes I really can't figure out Microsoft.  Does the left-side corporate brain not connect to the right?  —  Take this new business in Microsoft patents supposedly applied to Android.  HTC already coughs up five bucks per handset in licensing fees …
Jul 7, 2011, 4:20 AMIn context
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google:
Microsoft seeking royalties from Samsung potentially worth $200 million a year on Galaxy S smartphone alone   —  It's interesting how Microsoft is becoming an intellectual property vendor these days.  This is all thanks to Google's Linux-based Android operating system which incorporate Microsoft's …
Jul 6, 2011, 11:05 AMIn context
Miyoung Kim / Reuters:
Microsoft wants Samsung to pay smartphone license: report   —  Microsoft Corp has demanded that Samsung Electronics Co Ltd pay $15 for each smartphone handset it makes based on Google Inc's Android operating system as the software giant has a wide range of patents used in the mobile platform, local media reported on Wednesday.
Jul 6, 2011, 8:35 AMIn context

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