Google didn't drop $12.5 billion just for patents...
Chances are Microsoft will not retaliate against Google's 12.5 billion purchase of Motorola by acquiring a phone maker of its own, say industry analysts.
Can other handset makers trust Google for fair treatment if the software maker owns a hardware vendor?
Google has been pushing hard to work its way into the enterprise, but it remains to be seen whether that effort will be aided by this week's acquisition of Motorola Mobility.
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Microsoft was courting Motorola, and Google swooped in to make sure Microsoft didn't get it. Some speculate that Microsoft gamed Google into making a bad decision and painting Android into a corner.
The Droid HD and Droid Bionic appeared in leaked photos, and the Droid HD seems thinner and has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing camera.