October 11, 2018

Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits

This is a surprise to many in the developer community as Microsoft has been notoriously protective of its patents. Android and Samsung have even had to pay billions because of infringements, so Microsoft has a vested financial interest in keeping a tight grip. But Microsoft wants to change its reputation, and show how developer-friendly it…, pub-3772983857049267, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0