Check the article link below for more details and an Android litigation timeline chart. Perhaps Microsoft uses its Android-related revenues to subsidize, e.g., its Windows Phone relationship with Nokia…
Microsoft gets $5 for every HTC phone running Android, according to Citi analyst Walter Pritchard, who released a big report on Microsoft this morning.
Microsoft is getting that money thanks to a patent settlement with HTC over intellectual property infringement.
Microsoft is suing other Android phone makers, and it's looking for $7.50 to $12.50 per device, says Pritchard.