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Thursday, 29 September 2011 10:48

Microsoft claims every Android product infringes its patents

Written by Nedim Hadzic
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Idea thief moans
Microsoft has started collecting Android royalties from Samsung, but judging by the latest statement from Microsoft’s general counsel Brad Smith, it won’t be the last.

Smith said that Microsoft has not seen a single Android device that does not infringe its patents. He added that the company will look back and see this as ”the day that we reached a tipping point in the market”. Funny, because we seem to have falsely believed that innovation should be something you look back on.

Google reacted quickly and called this the same tactic it has seen from Microsoft. Namely, the company said that once Microsoft fails in the smartphone market, they resort to extortion and hindering innovation. This prompted Microsoft’s Head of Communications Frank Shaw to twitter what seems to be a mature enough comment -  “Waaaah”.

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-1 #1 Warrior24_7 2011-09-29 12:24
"Microsoft has started collecting Android royalties from Samsung"

:D Bwaahahahaha!!! Apple was right afterall! That's right, pay up! I like Samsung, ALOT, but this company seems to find itself on the defensive for stealing other pepole's ideas and using them for profit!


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+3 #2 sidje 2011-09-29 13:36
Quoting Warrior24_7:
"Microsoft has started collecting Android royalties from Samsung"

:D Bwaahahahaha!!! Apple was right afterall! That's right, pay up! I like Samsung, ALOT, but this company seems to find itself on the defensive for stealing other pepole's ideas and using them for profit!


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Riiiiiight.....whereas Apple and Microsoft never steal ideas and make money off it...
 
 
0 #3 Warrior24_7 2011-09-29 16:58
Quoting sidje:
Riiiiiight.....whereas Apple and Microsoft never steal ideas and make money off it...




We're talking a HELLUVA lot of money here! All of those Android devices out there means Google is scared $h!tless THATS why they want these Motorola patents so bad!! M$ will just sit back and cash checks!!
 
 
+1 #4 bardenck 2011-09-29 22:05
GOD DAMNIT, i like android so of course it has to go under...if everyone is infringing on their patents, then why cant microsoft [censored]ing compete in the smartphone market?????!
 
 
+2 #5 The blue fox 2011-09-30 02:47
Et tu Microsoft.
 
 
+1 #6 Cartman 2011-10-02 07:12
Yeahh and Micro-Soft is in deep shit with Windows Mobile so they gotta say Android sux
 

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