Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Microsoft and Foxconn Parent Hon Hai Sign Patent Agreement

While the contents of the agreement are confidential, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive royalties from Hon Hai under the agreement. Hon Hai joins a growing list of contract manufacturing and original design manufacturing companies with Android and Chrome patent licenses.

Think about it: the two companies which make the most money — and therefore exhibit the most market control — with Android are Samsung and Microsoft.