Microsoft claims patent deals on majority of Android smartphone sales after ZTE deal

Microsoft claims patent deals on majority of Android smartphone sales after ZTE deal

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New Microsoft overnight announced another patent agreement with a major maker of Android and Chrome devices, this time licensing its patents to China’s ZTE, the large manufacturer of smartphones, tablet and computer. In a post announcing the ZTE deal, Microsoft deputy general counsel Horacio Gutierrez noted that 80 percent of Android smartphones...
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