2011 has been a big year for Google, full of product announcements and growth. However, few announcements can overshadow yesterday’s news that Google plans to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash. We as a developer community can expect lot of good things from this merger. Also
Owning Motorola’s 17,000 issued patents and 7,500 pending patents was one of the major reasons Google announced its acquisition plans for the company.
Lets measure up what all are possibilities of Google + Motorola now.
Since it’s debut in late 2010, Google TV has been so unpopular that returns of the Logitech Revue box are actually outpacing sales, Apple TV is doing quite well and Google is not ready to give up on the TV market yet. The company has been quietly reworking Google TV and will likely relaunch it later this year or early next.
WITH GREAT POWER COMES GREAT MESS
So owing the company also means that Google has taken ownership of all the law suits against all the list mentioned above.
Now we got to see how is it going to be...