Google's Linux-based mobile operating system is a
favorite target for Microsoft's patent attorneys, who are suing
numerous Android vendors and just today announced that another
manufacturer has agreed to write checks to Microsoft every time it
ships an Android device.
"Vendors paying off Microsoft for the right to use Android now
include HTC, Velocity Micro, General Dynamics, Onkyo Corp. and
Wistron. Microsoft likely makes more money from Android than its
own Windows phone platform, and its latest patent agreement
announced Tuesday indicates Microsoft is also going after Google's
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