Google has reported on its official blog that they have finally acquired Motorola, the U.S. division of the company in charge of mobile telephony. This was announced by Larry Page himself, CEO of the company.
"I'm excited to announce our agreement with Motorola Mobility has been closed. Motorola is a great American company that has driven technology the mobile revolution with a history of more than 80 years of innovation, including creating the first cell phone" Page said in his post.
This is the largest acquisition Google and although I had previously announced that the sum of the transaction was for 12,500 million dollars, it's definitely an indication that the dumbbell that Motorola has complied with the search engine has been instrumental and especially successful in regard to Android devices.
Finally, Page thanked both Sanjay Jha, now former CEO of the division, as well as the new chief executive, Dennis Woodside, who will be responsible for that division and is also an old acquaintance not only of Page but the entire company. ADS HERE