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Does Android Make Microsoft More Money Than Windows Mobile?

Oct 25, 2011, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])


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"Microsoft just announced yet another Android patent licensing deal, the tenth such deal they have announced with Android phone and tablet manufacturers. The latest to pay Microsoft for use of patents that Microsoft claims Android uses is Compal. a 28 billion dollar a year manufacturer of phones, computers and tablets. Compal joins names such as Samsung and HTC in paying Microsoft to use Android.

In fact according to this article according to Goldman Sachs, Microsoft may realize almost a half a billion dollars from Android licensing fees. That is more than they will make on Windows mobile phones!

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