Google Objects to Acer-Alibaba Phone

Google said it objected to the Acer device because Aliyun was a “non-compatible” version of Android, meaning that Alibaba allegedly created Aliyun by taking Google’s Android software and making changes to it.

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After Acer postponed the phone’s launch this week, Alibaba issued a statement saying Google had told Acer that it would “terminate its Android-related cooperation and other technology licensing” if the phone was launched. An Acer official confirmed that Google had expressed concerns about the device.