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Motorola Going up for Sale for 4.5 Billion in 2010

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by DroidSickness, Dec 13, 2009.

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    I cant beilive this **** I just read this article discussing companies that will disapear in 2010 and Motorola was on the list. I mean it wont really disapear but it will be bought and if so the name can change unless all assests and copyrights are sold which is just crazy. They had a cap worth of 19 billion. This just doesnt make any sense.

    Heres the link
    Ten Brands That Will Disappear in 2010 - AOL Money & Finance
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    Blockbuster is already done!.....

    Never placed much trust in anything from AOL...
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    Thats interesting, might be the good time to buy the stock!
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    Motorola has been talking of getting out of the cell phone industry for the past couple of years.. here is an article as far back as Feb 2008


    Motorola: The End of an Error
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    They may not sell after a final quarter like they are getting.
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    Seems like they have been selling off for years. Couple years back the same story was floating around.
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    Ummm, okay? Why the sudden panic? :unsure:
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    Yes but the Droid is just the 'pretty" case that is enclosing the heart of the success...once that heart is available to other vendors they will have more 'pretty' case options, not just Motorola's design.
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    While that is true, you think they wouldn't make another handset. The problem is that there is always competing providers. So far, i HATE htc.. so i will never get one of their units unless it was a god unit (prolly never gonna happen). I really wasn't a huge fan of Motorola, i know they made decent units back in the day, and so far this unit has been great for me. restored a little confidence back in motorola. So we shall see what other vendors decide to really throw themselves into the android market.
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    Maybe one of those 'too little too late' scenarios for MOTO. While its true they haven't had the best internals in their previous phone models I have used nothing but Motorola handsets since the original bagphone designs. Drawn to their durability and and dependabilty of the actual units. At those times I did not need any business heavy applications therefore how the actual equipment was going to hold up in the rigors of everyday life was more important to me. Not that no one has never had an issue with Moto units, for me I have never had a letdown from their cell phone products. Getting to this point has been a long road but certainly worth the wait. Glad to see you have found some renewed interest in a Moto product! Nice chatting with you NEW2U. :)
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    Have you ever had an original RAZR?
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    Lucky enough to miss that one. Guess 'cuz the hand set I already had was still working beautifully. :icon_eek:
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    i came form the razr to the droid. I had my razr for over 3 years, and it worked perfect.
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    This is very ture as well because they stated that a million droids have been selling and serving their purpose in picking up sales and serving as the handset device that will save the company. I also never herd of Motorola wanting to get out of the market until today.

    So If this has happened in the past and hasnt actually happened than this means they would be stating this for a certain purpose of having peple sell their stock and have motorola buy it back at cheaper price. But this is only an action that a company that is worth a couple of million and is failing, not a company that is worth more than 1 billion.
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