The value of patents

So Android is not so free after all: HTC Pays Microsoft $5 Per Android Phone, Says Citi

Ouch!:

“Microsoft is suing other Android phone makers, and it’s looking for $7.50 to $12.50 per device, says Pritchard.”

“As the margins are crushed, it makes using a Microsoft-based operating system for tablets and phones much more attractive, argues Pritchard.”