Acer withdraws from mobile launch after pressure from Google

Friday 14 September 2012 | 03:44 CET | News
Acer has withdrawn from a launch event for a new smartphone that uses Aliyun, the operating system developed by a unit of Chinese e-commerce services provider Alibaba, Xinhua reports. Acer was originally scheduled to launch the CloudMobile A800 smartphone on 13 September with Aliyun but withdrew due to pressure from Google, Aliyun said in a statement on microblogging site Weibo. "Our partner (Acer) has been notified by Google that if the Aliyun operating system is included with the new phone, Google will scrap Android product agreements and related technology authorisation agreements with

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Acer / Alibaba / Google
Countries: China
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