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Trade war

Foxconn lashes out at Microsoft over royalties

Terry Gou says US tech giant's latest lawsuit seeks to gain from US-China trade talks

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan -- Foxconn founder Terry Gou accused Microsoft of bullying on Tuesday, in response to the U.S. software giant suing his company over a patent-licensing agreement.

Gou suggested that the timing of Microsoft's lawsuit was suspect, coming as Washington and Beijing near agreement on their protracted trade dispute.

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