Motorola to add Microsoft's Bing to smart phones

Thu, 03/11/2010 - 8:30am
The Associated Press

Motorola Inc. said Thursday that it will add Microsoft Corp.'s Bing search and map functions to its smart phones that use Google Inc.'s Android operating software.

Motorola said it start by rolling out the services on smart phones in China this quarter.

The company will include a Bing bookmark on the phones' mobile browsers and a new search "widget," or mini application, that includes Bing.

Financial details of the agreement with Microsoft were not disclosed.

Motorola shares fell 8 cents to $7.03 in trading, while Microsoft shares fell 2 cents to $28.95.


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