The Microsoft search and map services will initially be put on Android phones in China. Motorola has confirmed the deal is a global one, but did not offer any additional details for when other countries will see the functionality
The Shenzhen, China-based company has been hurt in the U.S. by suspicions that the company may hold ties with the Chinese military. But it grew last year to become the fourth-largest infrastructure provider, after Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson.
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