"Beyond that, it's likely that the other Android makers are focused much less on competing with Motorola and its big 15% market share and more on the legal cover Motorola Mobility's many mobile and wireless patents bring to Android. Scheurer makes no secret of this, telling Reuters, "It is important for us to protect the Android ecosystem."Sony: Google's Motorola move good for other Android smartphone makers | ITworld
That's Sony's take for the moment, anyway. It's not likely the other 37 or so Android makers fully share that sentiment. Already there are rumors that Samsung may be interested in buying Palm's webOS business from HP as a hedge against Googlerola. And ITworld has heard that, to sweeten the deal, HP is even willing to throw in its PC division at no extra cost!"
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