Google Acquires (Buys) Motorola for $12.5 Billion – Breaking News

Motorola Mobility acquired by Google for $12.5 Billion ? – In an announcement by the Company said that Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion in an attempt to “Supercharge” their Android Device .

Google Buys Motorola for $12,5 Billion

Actually, this Acuring Motorola came straight from the Google’s Official Blog where CEO Larry Page announces the Acquisition. Started How Android has over 150 million devices activated with 550,000 being added every day and how Motorola is amongst the leading Android smartphone manufacturers with their DROID series.

From Google Blog:

Given Android’s phenomenal success, we are always looking for new ways to supercharge the Android ecosystem. That is why I am so excited today to announce that we have agreed to acquire Motorola.

The combination of Google and Motorola will not only supercharge Android, but will also enhance competition and offer consumers accelerating innovation, greater choice, and wonderful user experiences. I am confident that these great experiences will create huge value for shareholders.

Now, expect that This Step by Google is to Compete with the Apple Products as “Put your Software on your own Hardware” policy. You can have many Motorola Devices runs Android from the Android Launched. Not forgetting Samsung and HTC Smartphones, which also runs Android OS.

From the Redmondpie:

Google assures that this acquisition will enhance competition instead of diminishing it:

The acquisition of Motorola Mobility, a dedicated Android partner, will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem and will enhance competition in mobile computing. Motorola Mobility will remain a licensee of Android and Android will remain open. Google will run Motorola Mobility as a separate business.

Gaining Motorola Mobility means Google will also get their patents, meaning it will help them secure Android from the “organized campaigns” of rivals Microsoft and Apple.

Then waht you think about this News: Google To Acuire Motorola for $12.5 Billion ? Yes it can Compete with Apple iPhone 5 or other iOS Products or No this will be a draw back for Google taking this Step ?