Microsoft (MSFT) news roundup: 1) Microsoft has licensed its file system patents to Sharp for...

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Microsoft (MSFT) news roundup: 1) Microsoft has licensed its file system patents to Sharp for Android gear. A German court recently slapped an injunction on Motorola over its use of the patents. 2) Job postings suggest Microsoft is working on successors to its Surface tablets. New materials and battery tech could be included. 3) Office 2013 will feature an app ecosystem. But the Windows RT version will lack macros and other features - that could hurt RT's enterprise adoption. (earlier)