Patent Wars Create Mobile Opening for Microsoft

Steve Henn Sep 8, 2011

If you know you are going to get the tuna salad sued out of you by bringing an Android device to market – other operating systems start looking a lot more attractive. Even operating systems made by the software company that-may-not-be-named.

Samsung is reportedly hooking up with Microsoft to build a new tablet – maybe this one will actually be allowed to go on sale in Europe – but does that matter if no one wants to buy it?

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