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Microsoft announces licensing deals with Acer, Viewsonic over Android devices

Microsoft announces licensing deals with Acer, Viewsonic over Android devices

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Microsoft this morning announced it has reached licensing agreements with Acer and Viewsonic over the companies' Android devices. Terms of either agreement were not announced, but Viewsonic will pay royalties to Microsoft. No royalties were mentioned in Acer's deal, which could point to some sort of reciprocal licensing.Microsoft VP of IP and general counsel Horacio Gutierrez issued the...