Microsoft sued for infringing patent on Live Tiles
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Microsoft is facing a lawsuit from SurfCast, an operating system technology designer who filed a complaint yesterday in the U.S. District Court in Maine. The filing says that Microsoft infringes one its four patents, by "making, using, selling, and offering to sell devices and software products" covered by SurfCast's patent. Continue reading at Neowin»

Am I the only one that isn't surprised a patent troll has come along to try and cash in? No? Good. The patent system really needs a shake up.