Though Steve Jobs once vowed to "destroy Android," Apple (AAPL) has offered to license some of...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Though Steve Jobs once vowed to "destroy Android," Apple (AAPL) has offered to license some of its patents to Samsung and Motorola Mobility (MMI, GOOG) for royalties of $5-$15/phone, sources tell the WSJ. However, the devil may be in the details: IP expert Florian Mueller previously noted Apple is only interested in licensing "lower level patents" to rivals. Motorola, meanwhile, is asking for a 2.25% royalty on iPhone sales.