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Microsoft sues Motorola and its Android phones for patent infringement

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http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Microsoft, MobileIn a continuing, drawn-out, and rather banal storyline that's reminiscent of a cheap daytime soap, Microsoft has sued Motorola for infringing nine patents in its Android phones. The patents cover functions such as "synchronizing e-mail, calendars and contacts." This all comes just a few days after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's annual bonus was slashed due to poor performance in the mobile sector -- the failed Kin and the ailing Windows Mobile market share -- and we wouldn't be surprised if this is just an opening salvo in a rather extensive plan to attain mobile (General)