Amazon, Microsoft in cross-licensing deal with Kindle

More interesting news .. not sure about the Linux stuff :-|


Source: http://www.electronista.com/articles/10/02/22/microsoft.deal.may.hint.at.courier.plans/

Amazon and Microsoft tonight agreed to a cross-licensing deal for each other’s patents. The deal gives Microsoft special access to technology behind the Kindle reader as well as Amazon’s implementation of Linux on servers. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, including what technology Amazon would get, but the online retailer will pay Microsoft an unmentioned sum as part of the transaction.

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