Casio has signed a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft that will allow the company to continue to sell devices running Linux.
Although the financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, Casio has agreed to pay Microsoft licensing fees for certain patents related to the use of Linux in its products. The products included in the deal were not disclosed.
Microsoft and Casio have had a business relationship for quite some time. According to Microsoft, Casio currently uses Microsoft software in its industrial handheld terminals and business information systems.
Since 2003, Microsoft has inked deals with a host of companies through … Read more