15 Aug '11, 12pm

Google To Acquire Motorola Mobile Phone Business For $12.5B

In a bid to build up its patent arsenal and get a stronger foothold in the mobile phone and tablet business, Google has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings for around $12.5 billion in cash. Motorola Mobility Holdings is one of the entities that resulted when Motorola split its business in two earlier this year. The company focuses on mobile phones and tablets, while the other Motorola company, Motorola Solutions, is oriented toward business and networking technologies. Motorola Mobility has been a strong partner to Google, running all of its smartphones on the Android operating system. Google said it would operate Motorola Mobility as a separate company, and would continue to license the Android OS to other players. “We believe that their mobile business is on an upward trajectory and poised for explosive growth,” wrote CEO Larry Page in a blog post . Page also no...

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