Google officially acquires Motorola, ...

Google officially acquires Motorola, names new CEO

There are 2 comments on the www.mercurynews.com story from May 22, 2012, titled Google officially acquires Motorola, names new CEO. In it, www.mercurynews.com reports that:

Google completed its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility, and the Web search leader named a new management team for the cellphone maker.

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Not So Fast

Oscoda, MI

#1 May 22, 2012
Well, here comes the newest member of predatory gobbling.
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#2 May 23, 2012
Not So Fast wrote:
Well, here comes the newest member of predatory gobbling.
Good thing Motorola is being eaten up by Google.

But for the fact the Motorola was purchased, it was certain to go UNDER, sooner than later.

If not for, what you call 'predatory gobbling' MANY companies would just dry up and die on the vine. When companies are left to just die, EVERYONE loses, from the owner of the building to the companies owed money, to the owners of the company, to the employees and the neighborhoods they live in.

Survival of the FITEST!!(Motorola was fast on the path to EXTINCTION):

"In Motorola, Google gets a cellphone pioneer that has struggled in recent years. Motorola hasn't produced a mass-market hit since it introduced the Razr cellphone in 2005. Once the No. 2 cellphone maker, Motorola now ranks eighth with 2 percent of the worldwide market share, according to Gartner."

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