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Google acquisition of Motorola aims at patent protection

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http://www.linuxfordevices.com – [Updated: 8 a.m.] -- Google agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, a move to protect Android from rampant patent infringement litigation and give Google a hardware counterpart to Apple. The company remains committed to keeping Android & as an open platform and a vibrant open source community,& stated Google SVP Andy Rubin.... (Embedded)