In the news this week were rumors that Microsoft is thinking about running Android apps, Samsung is changing processors due to overheating issues, and a simple way to get Google apps on custom ROMs.
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Microsoft sets Office free and adds utility on the iPhone, Apple beats Samsung in China, and the Apple Watch is rumored to be quite expensive.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
This week saw reports of Samsung profits dropping, Google has been working on multi-window support for Android, and HP sneaks a 10-inch tablet to market.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
The Korean giant will now use Microsoft Word as the company's official word-processing program instead of its self-designed one, reports ZDNet Korea’s Cho Mu-hyun.
Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
School's out, which means the courtship of educational institutions is in. Tech giants — Samsung, Microsoft, Dell, HP and others — are all chasing deals to transform education.
Microsoft's investment partner Nook Media is working with Samsung on a new Android-based Nook tablet. Is there still a place for Microsoft in this arrangement?
Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft have all committed to a voluntary agreement to include kill switches in future mobile devices.
Today's tablet landscape is dominated by Apple's iPad and Android devices from Samsung, Google and others, with Windows-based tablets from Microsoft and its partners making recent inroads on the market. But where did all these tablets spring from?
Google and Samsung are reportedly concerned patent licensing fees may increase should the software giant acquire the Finnish phone maker's devices and services unit.
Following Apple and Microsoft (and soon Google), retail stores seem like the likely next step for Samsung.
Imagine if Microsoft somehow managed to make a $249 machine (after all, if Acer and Samsung could do it, so could Microsoft), And imagine if Microsoft called it the Officebook.
The plan was to combine Microsoft with a device maker with scale and then go after the likes of Apple and Samsung.
While there is a fair difference in price between the Microsoft Surface RT and the Samsung Chromebook, they share plenty of similarities. But which is better suited for working on the road?
I like using my Microsoft Surface RT and find the included apps and 3rd party apps meet my needs. It's a bit concerning to me that Samsung doesn't see enough value in the platform to launch a device.
Samsung and Nokia have shown their Windows Phone 8 devices and today HTC and Microsoft showed off their upcoming products.
In 1988, Windows 2.0 triggered Apple's first interface trial. That copyright suit offers a key lesson in innovation: There's more than one way to paint a GUI.
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