Sunday, July 17, 2011

The not so free Android

As Google now activates 550 000 Android handsets per day with a meteoric speed, not all skies are clear over the open operating system. According to Citi analyst Walter Pritchard, Android is involved in a number of law suits over IP infringement. Already now HTC pays 5$ per each Android handset, followed by Velocity Micro and General Dynamics that each pay to Microsoft a licensing fee. Take a look at the picture below:

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