"Samsung no longer needs Google. It can build its own version of Android, just like Amazon, and have complete control over the operating system. This way it wouldn't have to deal with Google and its onerous terms.Google Is On The Cusp Of Losing Control Of Android - Business Insider
We don't know if Samsung will "fork" Android, but it would be a smart thing to do. Google is about to own Motorola. If you were Samsung, would you trust that Google isn't going to work closely with Motorola to build the best possible Android experience and screw you over? No way."
Monday, April 30, 2012
Google Is On The Cusp Of Losing Control Of Android - Business Insider
Excerpt from some interesting Android speculation