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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 theNextWeb.com – see…

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