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Microsoft makes $2B / yr. from Android royalties

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones / Entertainment' started by Kevin Collins, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Kevin Collins

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    It's amazing to think that the Android patent royalty business makes more profit than COMBINATION of Skype, Windows Phone -- yes Windows Phone -- and XBox units!!!

    This all comes from long time MS analyst Rich Sherlund.

    Interestingly Sherlund estimates that MS loses $2.5B on Skype, Windows Phone and XBox...

    Hmmm.. Should MS just exit the XBox and Windows Phone business altogether?
     
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    Doesn't that mean that I make more profit than MS does on those products? I couldn't possibly post anywhere near a $1B loss much less $2.5B.
     

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