Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
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Oracle has a large number of fixes lined up for Tuesday, including 25 for Java SE, while Microsoft and Adobe have patches due then too.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Next week's Patch Tuesday updates will include a much-needed fix for Internet Explorer, blocking outdated versions of the Java ActiveX control and closing one of the most popular vectors for installing malware.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
Microsoft and Canon are cross licensing their respective mobile and digital imaging patent portfolios.
Now that the Chinese government has revealed the patents within Microsoft's Android patent portfolio, Microsoft may soon be facing challenges from vendors over its Android patent licensing agreements.
A newly-published Microsoft patent supports rumours about the design of its smartwatch.
Motorola Solutions is the latest company to sign a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft covering devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
This new pro-patent business consortium may boast some of industry's heaviest hitters — Apple, GE, IBM, and Microsoft — but it really doesn't have much of a message.
Microsoft and Dell have renewed their patent cross-licensing agreement, with Dell agreeing to pay Microsoft royalties for Dell's products running Android and Chrome OS.
Redmond contended that Google and Motorola had infringed on a mapping patent it owns. Not so, says the patent court.
U.S.-based cellphone maker Hop-on is the latest company to sign an Android patent-licensing deal with Microsoft.
Microsoft has added Voxx Electronics to its list of Android patent licensees.
When the Microsoft deal closes, Nokia will get a new unit called Advanced Technologies. Just what will this unknown quantity be working on?
A patent loss in a German court may lead to trouble for Microsoft's Android strategy.
Nokia's rivals fear that the company will begin unfairly milking its patent portfolio, according to the European Commission, but the organisation will be closely observing the former handset maker.
What's the former technical lead on Eclipse Java development tools been doing at Microsoft for the past three years? Building a browser-based development toolset.
A jury has found in Microsoft's favour in its latest dispute with Motorola Mobility over the use of Google patents.
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