Patent Wars Create Mobile Opening for Microsoft

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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