TITLE

Motorola's Risky Bet on Android, Windows

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/31/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the plan of Motorola to focus exclusively on Android and Windows Mobile as its software platform. According to most analysts, the decision to cut production costs via software consolidation was necessary but they express concern over its decision not to market a high-end Android device before late 2009. Analyst Bony Joy of Strategy Analytics points out the drawback of Motorola's decision to use the Google's and Microsoft's software exclusively.
ACCESSION #
36603095

 

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