June 14th, 2007, 19:00 PM
Microsoft inks Linux patent deal with Linspire
Linspire Inc. has signed an intellectual-property agreement with Microsoft Corp. that shields the Linux company's customers from patent claims.
Microsoft Corp. has claimed Linux and related open-source software violate 235 of its patents, but the company has not provided information to back its claims, including offering a list of its patents allegedly infringed upon. But that hasn't stopped L...