Samsung and Microsoft executives allegedly talked tête-à-tête about patent war and further partnership
"Microsoft still hopes to continue its longtime partnership with Samsung over the coming decades."
A new report, however, claims that the CEOs of both companies, Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Samsung's Lee Jae-yong, have met in order to discuss the improvement of the climate between the two giants. This was revealed by a Samsung official, who remained anonymous. The mysterious source revealed that Samsung considers doesn't consider Microsoft a rival, as the latter's Windows Phone platform is considered as one of the better alternatives to Android, which Samsung still uses predominantly.
Satya Nadella and Lee Jae-yong also discussed other important key areas that both companies might further benefit from one another, mobile security and cloud-computing services among others. This collaboration will certainly aid both giants, as they are currently experiencing some serious troubles on the smartphone market.
source: KoreaTimes via SammyHub