Microsoft (MSFT) and Foxconn Technology (FXCOF.OB) unit Hon Hai Precision Industry have signed a...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

Microsoft (MSFT) and Foxconn Technology (FXCOF.OB) unit Hon Hai Precision Industry have signed a global agreement that protects the latter's customers from patent claims prompted by their use of Google's (GOOG) Android and Chrome software. The deal adds to those that Microsoft, which is locked in an IP battle with Google unit Motorola, has signed with Samsung and LG.