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Google sells Motorola Mobility Home, the set-top box division for $2.35 billion to Arris

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Dec 2012, 06:10

Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in what was probably the biggest tech deal of 2012, but while it was clear that the search giant is looking to strengthen…

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posted on 20 Dec 2012, 06:32

1. _Bone_ (Posts: 2155; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)

Billions flying around like nothing. Never even heard of the competing companies.

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 10:34

6. mahony (Posts: 15; Member since: 04 Apr 2012)

pace use to be called 2wire.

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 07:22

2. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

I have heard of Arris. I think I had a modem by them. I thought Google woulda kept this for putting Google TV in cable boxes... Oh well.

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 07:31 2

3. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Yeah, I tough that too, was a bit dumb on their side

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 08:00 1

4. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)

Ya, I was also hoping Google would have held onto this. Would have given them away to extend their foot print into the home entertainment field. A box running android, leaked with the Google Play store and your account.

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 10:15 1

5. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)

Good for Arris... now give me port forwarding option in my cable modem please...

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