Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Samsung, Microsoft Patent Deal

Samsung, Microsoft Ink Patent Deal - Informationweek

In May, market research firm Asymco estimated that Microsoft makes five times as much money from Android licensing deals as it does from sales of Windows Phone devices.
Motorola Mobility, a company Google is in the process of acquiring, as the only major Android phone maker in the U.S. that's not paying Microsoft.

Amazon Kindle Fire tablet with "Silk" web browser powered by "Cloud"

Amazon’s Tablet Leads to Its Store @ NYTimes

Introducing Amazon Silk | Amazon Silk

Amazon just introduced "Silk", an all-new web browser powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and available exclusively on the just announced Kindle Fire

The 7", $199 tablet is a "media device", not a communicator: no camera.