Microsoft's FUD goes mobile
Apr 28, 2010, 21:03 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Oates)
"HTC has agreed to pay Microsoft a royalty when it sells a
mobile phone running Google's Android operating system.
"But why does Microsoft make money from Google's software?
Android is based on open source software - and Microsoft has long
raised fears that aspects of Linux may infringe on its patents.
"The deal with HTC is described as a patent agreement which
"expands HTC's long-standing business relationship with Microsoft".
HTC also sells phones based on Windows Mobile."