Microsoft, Asus Sign 'Expanded' Patent-Licensing Agreement

Microsoft announced it had signed an "expanded" patent-licensing deal with ASUSTek Computer Inc. (aka ASUS). The updated deal covers ASUS' Android-based phones and software. As nearly two-dozen Android, Chrome OS and Linux vendors are doing, ASUS seemingly is licensing Microsoft's patents to cover anything that is in those operating systems which potentially infringes on Microsoft's intellectual property.

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