..will not allow that ot happen.
Huawei remained tight lipped today on rumours that the Chinese handset giant is set to sign a deal for ailing mobile biz Motorola just eight months after Google splashed $12.5bn on acquiring the firm. The Chinese telecoms equipment maker, which has ambitious growth plans for its global handset business, told The Reg it had no …
It wouldn't surprise me at all if Google kept the patents, gave Moto an unlimited licence to use them and flogged the business off. Would make the most sense afterall.
Providing Moto's encrypted phones / walkie-talkie business unit are kept in US-hands (like Congress or the FTC would probably order), then I doubt Congress would block Google's sale of Moto to Huawei.
If Moto was essentially Google's preferred choice to do Android handsets then it would definately piss off the likes of Samsung or HTC.
It is preposterous to think that the US Congress or FTC should allow Huawei to buy any part of Motorola.
Motorola is exactly the kind of company that needs to stay in the hands of USA interests if only to prevent further Chinese encroachment.
First they came for IBM PC's, and I didn't speak up because I always bought Dell.
Then they came for Motorola, and I didn't speak up because I'd rather use Samsung.
Then Huawei had everything they needed to gut the rest of the small ASIC processor business and the "Western" world was screwed.
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