Google Buys Motorola for $12.5 Billion

By  at Monday, August 15, 2011  

Unusual move from Google, the giant company has just announced that it will buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. As most of you know that Motorla is one of 39 manufactures that use Google's Android operating system.

The U.S. Department of Justice had to intervene in the results of one recent patent auction to ‘protect competition and innovation in the open source software community’ and it is currently looking into the results of the Nortel auction,” Page writes. “Our acquisition of Motorola will increase competition by strengthening Google’s patent portfolio, which will enable us to better protect Android from anti-competitive threats from Microsoft, Apple and other companies.

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