Microsoft, Quanta Computer sign Android patent agreement

By Jos
Oct 14, 2011
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  1. Microsoft signed another Android-related patent agreement yesterday with Taiwan-based notebook, tablet and smartphone manufacturer Quanta Computer. The deal will cover all of Quanta's Android or Chrome platforms, and Microsoft will receive…

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  2. Win7Dev

    Win7Dev TS Evangelist Posts: 567   +174

    Techspot has been writing about microsoft getting money from patents on technology used in the android devices, but what is this technology?
  3. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    Its an interesting question, that most people unfortunately cannot answer. Microsoft haven't been particularly forthcoming with releasing the patent that's being infringed, and given what I've read and written myself, I could probably imagine that those making agreements are being prohibited from speaking about what it is.
  4. Mainly it is Fat and Fat32 which functionality is included, so devices can access things like SSD and Micro SD cards.

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