Eric Schmidt: Google Aquired Motorola For More Than Just Patents

Advertisement

When Google announced the deal with Motorola that went for $12.5 billion, a general idea about the facts was created that Mountain View made this decision having Motorola’s strong patent portfolio in mind. After all, the phone maker holds more than 25,000 issues and pending patents, even if some analysts considered this as being a totally wrong move.

Speaking at Salesforce.com Dreamforce conference, Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt made it clear that the deal wasn’t just about the patents. “We actually believe that the Motorola team has some amazing products coming”, he said, continuing that “We’re excited to have the product line, to use the Motorola brand, the product architecture, the engineers. having at least one area where we can do integrated hardware and software”.

Either way, regardless of what Google had in mind, the company has now access to both Motorola intellectual property as well as a vast hardware manufacturing and innovation experience that will definitely be exploited to the maximum.

Source: TechCrunch

Via: BGR

Advertisement
What's your reaction?
Love It
0%
Like It
0%
Want It
0%
Had It
0%
Hated It
0%
About The Author
Anton D. Nagy
Anton is the Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow. As publication leader, he aims to bring Pocketnow even closer to you. His vision is mainly focused on, and oriented towards, the audience. Anton’s ambition, adopted by the entire team, is to transform Pocketnow into a reference media outlet.Given his background, and knowing his potential, something tells us he will succeed this time too! Stick around!