Google to Buy Motorola Worth 12.5 Billion U.S. Dollars

Shocking news comes from Google, the Internet giant is willing to spend 12.5 billion dollars to acquire a mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility Holdings.

Strategic advantages that will be received by Google is a mastery of the patents owned by Motorola related to telecommunications technology. This will pave the way smoother for the development of the Android platform in the future.

However, this acquisition will put Google as a direct competitor to Apple, RIM, and Nokia. In fact, they become competitors of the mobile phone manufacturers who have been using the Android licensing, such as Samsung, LG, and HTC.

However, Google in a press statement saying there would be no change in the Android business model. Motorola Mobility will be run as companies remain separate from Google and the Android user licenses as other manufacturers.

The takeover will be completed in early 2012.

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