Breaking:Google to acquire mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion !

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  1. RW-1

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    That should grab everyones attention.

    Way to gain some control eh Google?

    Posted on CNN's webpage, no details yet.
     
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    This could be interesting if true. Will my droid3 become a slider nexus? That would be pure hotness.

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    Awesome! :icon_ banana:
     
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    Google did issue an official press release. This is great news for Android. Sorry Apple you have to win the real way now.

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    Well this explains a lot.
     
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    We'll have to see how it pans out, I'm wondering how this impacts HTC, Samsung, etc. Because now essentially you have Google in competition with them, not just overseeing Android.

    But they definately took the right step, ad we know Moto makes great hardware (they just delay it until it is no longer "groundbreaking" at release time)

    I too hope that now they can leverage Jha out, unlock the devices and get rid of the overlays.
     
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    You go Google!
    This is very interesting and cool.

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    And get rid of Moto Blur
     
  9. darkmatter

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    Yea, I'm hoping at some point they update the d3/bionic with vanilla.

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    This is great for Google & Moto, I just hope it doesn't hurt HTC & the others...
    No one wants to see a monopoly.

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    I must admit, coming from a Moto fanboy and loving Googles platform, this is the best news I've heard in a long time...

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    I hereby present a motion to rename Motorola to Moogle.

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    Googla
     
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    Googlerola ?
     
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    So I guess when Moto announced last week that they might eventually venture out to Windows phones, I guess they were blowing smoke up our ass lol thank God.

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