Google increased Motorola offer by $3 billion

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Google increased Motorola offer by $3 billion.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/09/LVyq8O.jpg[/newsimage]The emergence of regulatory documents surrounding the Google purchase of Motorola Mobility brings new details about that deal. One  point includes the fact that Google’s original offer was $30 per share which means the final offer of $40 per share was a 33% jump or about $3 billion. That, my friends, is not chump change.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/google-increased-motorola-offer-by-3-billion-51696/](http://www.myce.com/news/google-increased-motorola-offer-by-3-billion-51696/)


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Google wants into the handset business in a big way… this deal gives them what they want. The unintended consequences of that are also that they get the cable-tv set-top box market at well. Crafty, since Microsoft tried & failed with webtv… so now google wants a shot at getting to the future of television AND mobile handsets. What screens won’t they be on, lol… windows 8?