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02.23.10
Microsoft and Amazon announce open-source patent agreement, trinkets in exchange for air kisses
02.23.10

Microsoft and Amazon announce open-source patent agreement, trinkets in exchange for air kisses

Mention "Microsoft" and "open-source" in the same breath and you're guaranteed to create a suspicio...

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03.30.09
Microsoft and TomTom settle Linux patent suit, Linux not necessarily in the clear
03.30.09

Microsoft and TomTom settle Linux patent suit, Linux not necessarily in the clear

Well, that was fast -- just a month after Microsoft set the open-source world on fire by claiming th...

By Nilay Patel,   03.30.09
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02.25.09
Microsoft files patent lawsuit against TomTom over Linux-based GPS systems
02.25.09

Microsoft files patent lawsuit against TomTom over Linux-based GPS systems

Microsoft has long maintained that Linux infringes at least 235 of its patents, and it looks like it...

By Nilay Patel,   02.25.09
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07.07.07
Microsoft says it's not bound by GPL v3
07.07.07

Microsoft says it's not bound by GPL v3

It's been a week since version 3 of the GPL was released, and the ripple effect is starting to make...

By Nilay Patel,   07.07.07
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06.04.07
Microsoft briefy ignores beef with Linux, signs IP deal with Xandros
06.04.07

Microsoft briefy ignores beef with Linux, signs IP deal with Xandros

It seems the love / hate relationship between Microsoft and all things open source is swinging back...

By D. Murph,   06.04.07
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05.18.07
Linus Torvalds to Microsoft: put up or shut up
05.18.07

Linus Torvalds to Microsoft: put up or shut up

Aw snap. Just when you thought the Microsoft / open-source relationship was getting bad, it's now ge...

By D. Murph,   05.18.07
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05.14.07
Microsoft: Linux and others violate 235 of our patents
05.14.07

Microsoft: Linux and others violate 235 of our patents

If you thought that Microsoft's deal with Novell was the end of Redmond v. Linux litigation, think a...

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