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Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO

Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO - read the full textIt took a little over a year but Google is now owner of Motorola Mobility, and around 17,000 mobile patents. Motorola Mobility's CEO Sanjay Jha has stepped down in favor of Google's own Dennis Woodside. Google received the needed approval from both the European Union and the US Department of...


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> In reply to yeip @ 2012-05-22 19:59 from N9xA - click to readwell the thing is, google is fighting for samsung htc and others. i mean where would the mankind be today if wheel and bookpresses were patented?

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  • 2012-05-22 20:57
  • 3Tvc

I hope Google not to be evil. It's understandable to want Apple to pay back for all the damage they've done with nonsense patent fights, but I don't see any good future in lowering to their level. Google and Moto are better than that. In the end this endless lawsuits only bring the worst for consumers, blocking innovation and development. A patents system is healthy, necessary and possitive, as long as you don't abuse it the way Apple (followed by some other enterprises in that industry including their direct competitors) have done.

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  • 2012-05-22 19:59
  • N9xA

So, the war machine has rolled off the factory and is already heading towards Apple Country, with a magazine fully loaded with ready-to-fire patents. Let's see how this assault unit changes the balance of the patent war. Also, I need to lay off the RTS games.

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  • 2012-05-22 19:53
  • i5NQ

Eagerly await a Nexus phone from Motorola soon .. perhaps a rugged one.

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  • 2012-05-22 19:43
  • vwpf

i want motorola to step over nokia ,samsung and htc.motorola's key person and founder of mobile phone martin cooper has given us the busiest and most frequently used invention in the the founder brand and the dominant smartphone os brand has got we can expect some drastic changes.

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  • 2012-05-22 19:41
  • tE%0

Hopefully now motorola phones will actually get android updates! starting with my razr and 4.0, then my old dext with 2.1 :L

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  • 2012-05-22 19:20
  • 3aVa

It's funny and sort of a waste to 1st say that the new CEO was hired to bring in new ideas and fresh blood and then immediately after say that very little will change and everything will be as before??!!

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  • 2012-05-22 19:14
  • YHq}

Unlock motorola bootloaders !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Especially Defy

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  • 2012-05-22 19:12
  • PEWT

> In reply to Mi6lethaltool @ 2012-05-22 18:18 from j2Ua - click to readseriously srewed...

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  • 2012-05-22 18:51
  • N9@T

nine photo

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  • 2012-05-22 18:31
  • uCr$

All other Android user companies had been screwed!!!

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  • 2012-05-22 18:18
  • j2Ua

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