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Microsoft, Nikon ink patent deal for Android-based cameras Microsoft announced that it has signed a patent-licensing agreement with Nikon. Microsoft will receive undisclosed royalties from Nikon for certain Nikon cameras running the Android platform. feedproxy.google.com Poll shows America’s youth think Microsoft is becoming ‘cool’ again Although Microsoft (MSFT) hasn’t been considered “cool” since the heyday of Pogs and “The Macarena,” a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows that things may be changing. As Reuters reports, the poll shows that roughly 50% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 think Microsoft is cooler than it was a year ago, a positive result for the company that mirrors a recent survey of American teenagers showing strong interest in the Surface tablet. Microsoft still has a ways to go before it’s the “coolest” tech company around, however, as the poll also found that 70% of young Americans said that Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system has gotten cooler over the last year, while 60% said that Apple (AAPL) had gotten news.yahoo.com www.wochit.com

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