Motorola, Microsoft deals to use Bing on Google Andorid-powered smartphones in China

Motorola signed a deal with Microsoft to put Bing search and mapping services on its Google's Android smartphones. “Motorola said the partnership with Microsoft means that a Bing bookmark and search widget will be loaded on cell phones, starting in the coming weeks with phones in China. The move follows shortly after Motorola struck a […]

Motorola signed a deal with Microsoft to put Bing search and mapping services on its Google's Android smartphones. “Motorola said the partnership with Microsoft means that a Bing bookmark and search widget will be loaded on cell phones, starting in the coming weeks with phones in China. The move follows shortly after Motorola struck a similar deal to let consumers in China use Baidu, among others, as the default web search instead of Google on Android phones. Motorola is banking on its ties to Google's Android and its sales in China to help in a big turnaround effort. Having search alternatives on the Android phones should lessen Motorola's dependence on Google, in China or elsewhere, analysts have said,” reports Reuters.

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