Any truth to this rumor?

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  1. daveo64

    daveo64 New Member

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    Google's buying Apple
     
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    Yes, absolutely true.
     
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    yeah i just got an email on it
     
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    Well, I did get a laugh out of this.
     
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    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    :D

    How long has this rumor been going around? I found references back to 2007 ;)
     
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    That rumor's been out for years!!!
     
  7. iPirate

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    Funny he says they won't need to make any phones, but they did, and it helped a lot.
     
  9. Martin030908

    Martin030908 DF Super Moderator

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    It wouldn't surprise me, down the line, to see Google buy T-Mobile. Esp. since T-Mobile has said that for the right price, they would sell.
     
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    Yeah....now what Martin said probably WILL happen.....I would almost bet money on it
     
  11. KZIWarrior

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    ^+ to both the above (about T-Mobile)... but Apple, that's a bit far fetched and someones been smoking some REALLY good stuff (and they need to share:icon_ devil:)... Google doesn't have the capital and I doubt they could even raise enough if they tried. Not to mention there's NO way Jobs (or whomever the major share-holders are) would ever sell.
     
  12. Martin030908

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    Hypothetical.

    Google establishes Android further, buys T-Mobile, and then offers 'free' phones to all customers. Location based advertising pays for the phones. So you get a free phone, but it places advertisements to you based on your location.
     
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    They would, within a few years become the best service available, beat out verizon's coverage and sprints speed.
     
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    Martin030908 DF Super Moderator

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    Not to mention Google is already working toward their high speed internet, Google Voice is already rolling... they've got a lot going on. Just seems the natural progression of things to buy out a communications company, such as T-Mobile.
     
  15. KZIWarrior

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    LOL, now THIS is def possible (and Google's wet-dream I'm sure:icon_ banana:)... lol, and to think people are paranoid about the little bit of data leaked from Buzz... lol, wait till they learn Google is tracking their every move :rofl3: