Google is looking to acquire Motorola Mobility and its near 17,000 patents for a $12.5 billion price tag. A successful acquisition would presumably let the company create a completely integrated Android handset. Google might be able to keep Android an open operating system and still compete with the iPhone. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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