Microsoft sues Barnes and Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec

Today Microsoft has filed legal actions against Barnes and Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec for patent infringement on Android-based E-reader devices. For Barnes and Noble Microsoft is referring to the Nook E-reader which uses the Android operating system. The patents which Microsoft is referring to were not listed but are said to cover a range of functionality based on the user experience, more in the way a user interacts with the device.

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fatstarr3913d ago (Edited 3913d ago )

everybody is suing everybody...

"Give people easy ways to navigate through information provided by their device apps via a separate control window with tabs;

• Enable display of a webpage’s content before the background image is received, allowing users to interact with the page faster;

• Allow apps to superimpose download status on top of the downloading content;

• Permit users to easily select text in a document and adjust that selection; and

• Provide users the ability to annotate text without changing the underlying document."

hopefully when i start coding and programming apps to sell i dont get sued or anything.