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Reports say Google will name Dennis Woodside as CEO of Motorola

0. phoneArena 23 Feb 2012, 20:43 posted on

Earlier today, it was reported that Sanjay Jha was planning to step down as the CEO of Motorola Mobility, leaving the decision to Google to name a replacement. It has been less than 12 hours and it looks like Google...

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posted on 23 Feb 2012, 20:47 1

1. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


posted on 23 Feb 2012, 20:53 3

2. crankyd00d (Posts: 191; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Umm Google has never said that it "only bought Motorola for its patents" Thumbs down for you Mr. Michael H.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 21:16

5. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

yeah what is up with that michael?

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 21:02

3. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)

Why can these monster companies buy eachother, but AT&T couldn't buy T-mobile?
Is it the Market?

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 21:13 4

4. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

nah, vertical expansion isnt as anti-competitive as horizontal is all. at&t-mobile would have been a monster that basically centered around providing a single service (cell service). googlerola is more like google trying to manufacture its own products. instead of taking over a single industry they are trying to spread into another (cell OS & Hardware [+ everything else google does]). since there is still the same amount of competition facing googlerola its not as anti-competitive as at&t-mobile.

does that make more sense? it is kind of hard for me to tell when i am the one typing it.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 21:18 1

6. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)

Makes complete sense.


posted on 23 Feb 2012, 22:34 1

7. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

I still think that your article on the subject of what Google may do with Motorola to be the best insight on the subject, Michael.

Either way, as I stated before, I think replacing Jha was the right move. He has fizzled out over the past year as a leader.

posted on 23 Feb 2012, 22:58 1

8. darkvadervip (Posts: 365; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)

I think it time for Samsung to change the game and focus on window 8 phones and show google that this is a low blow in deals of loyalty and at the same time make competition to Nokia and step up the game on Nokia of who can make the best windows phone and give apple a run for the money and make google eat it's patents that it's just using cause they have copied ideas from apple and had a chance to pay royalties on but want to just get rich over night riding apples back. And for the record it's true apple did use and copy things from Nokia but at least they settled out of court and paying Nokia.

posted on 24 Feb 2012, 11:21 1

9. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

you sir can blow my dog

posted on 24 Feb 2012, 13:17

10. A.aoudi (Posts: 125; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

Looks like Google have big plans for Motorola like how Microsoft is planning for its new friend Nokia and it always starts with a new CEO. Now wheres that ICS UPDATE on my razr ??????

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