Android Could Be A Billion-Dollar Business, For Microsoft
Microsoft Stands to Make Billions off Android
All these patent agreements could generate revenues well in excess of $1 billion for Microsoft by the end of 2012.  Currently, Microsoft Office and the Windows operating system are the most valuable segments for Microsoft; however, Android could turn out to be its next billion dollar business and one of its largest revenue generators – surpassing the value of its own Windows 7 platform and perhaps Bing in the not too distant future.
Microsoft’s next big thing is apparently Android. The mobile phone industry is awash in a patent holding bloodbath! Who can keep track of all the patent lawsuits being floated these days?
Note: Original article posted at GigaOm