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Google Says Almost Half of the Motorola Purchase Price was in Patents

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Google Inc. said that less than half of the $12.4 billion it paid to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. was all devoted to patents and technology. Out of the $12.4 billion, $5.5 billion was devoted to patents and “developed technology,” according to what Google wrote in a document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday. $2.6 billion was also devoted to goodwill, which Google said was a financial benefit they expect to receive from the acquisition. $5.5 billion in patents and “developed technology” is a lot of money for patents. Keep in mind th (IT news)