The software giant signs an agreement with Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron to cover patents also related to Google's other operating system, Chrome OS.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen says the company won't sell the Bold at a loss after striking a new production deal with manufacturer Wistron.
Filings with the FCC request that information on an unnamed Sony device, with model number NSZ-GU1, be kept secret until the end of August.
The company will add two more manufacturers to its lineup to help produce the iPhone 5C and iPad Mini, says The Wall Street Journal.
The software giant says it now has patent deals with companies that make 80 percent of Android phones sold in the United States and a majority of those sold worldwide.
In exchange for unspecified royalties, Microsoft agrees not to sue the parent company of the world's largest hardware maker for devices it produces that run Google's Android and Chrome operating systems.
Software giant says it now has inked patent-protection deals with half the world's original design manufacturers.
Hewlett-Packard's bet to be a server leader revolves around hyperscale servers, targeted workloads, power savings, and better density. At stake is HP's reputation as an innovator.
Targeting hardware makers that use the two Google operating systems, Microsoft lands another licensee in Quanta, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer.
Add another patent-licensee to the group of Android/Chrome-based device makers that Microsoft is convincing to pay for its IP.