Google kauft Motorolas Mobilfunksparte (and Spock is not impressed)

(Moogle via Carsten, Spock via Spock is not impressed)

This could change some stuff: Google kauft Motorolas Mobilfunksparte für 12,5 Mrd. Dollar. „I am so excited today to announce that we have agreed to acquire Motorola.“ Googleblog: Supercharging Android: Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility, TNW: Google to Acquire Motorola’s handset business for $12.5 Billion.

[update] Mehr: Techcrunch: Google Buys Motorola For $12.5 Billion, Says “Android Will Stay Open”: „In a blog post, Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page writes that Google has acquired Motorola not only because of its strength in Android smartphones and devices, but also for being a 'market leader in the home devices and video solutions business.'“

Heise: Mit einem Paukenschlag befreit sich der Suchmaschinenriese aus der Smartphone-Patentfalle