As Google (GOOG) tries to bolster the negotiating hands of its Android partners, Microsoft...

|By:, SA News Editor

As Google (GOOG) tries to bolster the negotiating hands of its Android partners, Microsoft (MSFT) continues signing royalty deals with them. Acer and ViewSonic are the most recent licensees, joining a list featuring HTC (HTCCF.PK) and General Dynamics (GD). Microsoft reportedly wants a royalty of $15/phone from rapidly-growing Samsung (SSNLF.PK).