Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Google buys out Motorola Mobility Holdings

The $180 billion Google buys out $ 11 billion Motorola Mobility Holdings for $ 12.5 billion .. In the bargain it also gets access to almost 20,000 patents of Motorola.

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/google-to-buy-motorola-mobility-for-125-bn/144390/on

The impact this has on Android emerging as the most preferred open source mobile computing platform is of significance, having already got a 43% share of the market.

Do not know how this will help Google to compete with Apple (market cap $339 billion) and Microsoft (market cap $ 214 billion) ..

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