Microsoft has settled its latest patent spat with patent-licensing vendor VirnetX by paying $23 million covering disputed unified communications patents.
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Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is opening up its preview program for Office for Android and plans to deliver the final version of the suite in early 2015.
Office on Android will land in preview soon with more freebies to encourage usage. The challenge is that Android is already tightly integrated with Google Docs.
Microsoft is making a new per-user Windows licensing option available to its enterprise customers which may help simplify bring-your-own-device scenarios involving Windows, iOS and Android.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
Microsoft just launched its new Microsoft Health app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, but you will need a new Microsoft Band to get started tracking your life.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
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.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Amidst this week's hoopla over iOS, Amazon announced a major update to its version of Android Fire OS, Google shared its vision for Android One, and Microsoft released a cool mobile keyboard that works on several platforms.
Microsoft has a new version of its OneNote note-taking app that will work on Android Wear watches.
Microsoft will deliver next month a single mobile keyboard that works with iOS, Android and Windows tablets and phones.
Microsoft has rolled out touch-first versions of its Dynamics NAV ERP apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.
Microsoft is rebranding its Bing consumer apps as MSN apps and bringing them to iOS and Android devices. It also is revamping the MSN.com portal.
How low can the price of a Windows PC go? At this week's IFA show in Berlin, PC makers are rolling out new PCs with outrageously aggressive pricing. Here's how they're cutting costs.
Microsoft's newest version of OneNote for Android is optimized to work on tablets and adds support for digital inking. The 'modern' version of OneNote for Windows 8.x also is getting an update.
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