Tech news tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft enters Sharks Cove for Intel-based driver development

Should flag this one for the record. Microsoft, and Intel and CircuitCo, have announced (for pre-order) Sharks Cove, a Windows-compatible devboard for developers to build and test drivers. See DevBoard Watch: Microsoft swims into Sharks Cove with Windows dev board.

Why mention it on an Android blog? The…

Read More

Microsoft turns off Android for Nokia X smartphones

A few days before it completed its move to Microsoft back in February, Nokia – after many rumours – finally embraced Android with new X, X+ and XL phones.

Well, it seems Microsoft has now performed an about turn…

Read More

Microsoft adds Motorola Solutions to its list of Android licensors

I try to keep track of the companies signing up for Android-related licensing agreements with Microsoft. Patent protection is how I think of it. Well, to the list of the likes of HTC, Nikon and Dell, we can now add Motorola Solutions.

Thank you to The Register for pointing…

Read More

Microsoft, Dell cross-license for Chrome OS and Android sales

I try to keep an eye on Microsoft licensing developments, when it comes to Android (see Microsoft counts Android revenues in the billions) and here is a new one.

Following in the footsteps of the various OEMs (see HTC and Nikon, for example) who have signed up with Microsoft to…

Read More

Microsoft counts Android (licensing) profits by the million

Meant to flag this one before. A very interesting look at how profitable Android is for Microsoft due to the licensing terms it is gaining across the telecoms industry. Would you believe a total in the (low) hundreds of millions of dollars, in every quarter?

On the – see…

Read More