Motorola Open to Windows Phone 7, Despite Lawsuit
Oct 6, 2010, 11:34 AM by Philip Berne
Motorola's Co-CEO Sanjay Jha said that Motorola might consider using Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating system, even though Microsoft has filed patent-infringement lawsuits against Motorola relating to the latter company's Android smartphone products. Jha commented in the Wall Street Journal on Windows Phone 7, saying "From what I have heard, it is a rational offering."
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Shouldn't it be 'Because of lawsuit?"
if there is money in WP7, y not make wp7?