"Hence Google's emerging vision for its smartphone division. Think of Motorola as the hardware version of the Android strategy—not a profit-seeking entity, but instead one whose only eventual economic motive is to create pretty good phones at reasonable prices. In doing so, it hopes to force Apple and Samsung to slash their hardware prices—and thus earnings—accelerating the smartphone's path toward becoming a commodity device.Might Google Have a Sly Motive Behind Motorola? - WSJ.com
The only wrinkle in this theory: So far, there's no evidence that the Motorola is pushing down prices."
Monday, October 21, 2013
Might Google Have a Sly Motive Behind Motorola? - WSJ.com
A plausible hypothesis on Google's Motorola strategy