Samsung Unhappy with Motorola Mobility purchase by Google


Samsung desires to seek out new margins to carry its personal and it should go during the device and imaginable acquisitions or mergers&#one hundred sixty;.

It's primarily the message delivered through Lee Kun-Hee – President of Samsung Electronics – a gathering held 24 hours after the announcement by way of Google of its want to purchase Motorola Mobility.

"&#one hundred sixty;We should beef up the competitiveness of data expertise (IT), safer human tools and likewise are looking for extra energetic in mergers and acquisitions"Kun-Hee has beneficial to the senior excessive staff, tells the information company Korean&#a hundred and sixty;Yonap .

Lee-Kun-Hee He also urged his colleagues not to let out to other stakeholders its influence on the market " We must pay attention to the fact that computing power moving away from hardware manufacturers like Samsung to be closer to manufacturers software ".

This attention to the software is not new, said an official from Samsung – which has for example developed its own mobile OS, Bada – but it takes on new relevance in light of Google's decision to acquire a subsidiary material. It sounds at least a more realistic than the Samsung statement that followed the announcement of the takeover …

We welcome this news, which demonstrates the strong commitment to defend Google's Android, its partners and the ecosystem

Samsung, HTC, as such, nevertheless the advantage of having many irons in the fire, having bet on Android, Windows Phone and developed Bada.

Nokia warns

As Microsoft yesterday, CEO Stephen Elop Nokia also wanted to take advantage of this cutting back of cards to give advice to competitors and partners involved behind Android " If I were a manufacturer or an operator on Android or any other person with an interest in this environment, I answered my phone call some officials at Google and say to them: I see coming danger signs"tells Reuters . A verse which is not far from that sung by Microsoft yesterday, which was more or less the same observation.

Elop, at the same meeting at the HQ of Nokia, has been easier to defend the decision that made ​​him choose rather Windows Android Phone " My first reaction was to see clearly the need for a third and ecosystem importance of partnership that we announced on February 11, it is something more obvious today . "


Samsung Electronics President Lee Kun-hee in July would have made ​​similar comments about the importance of software, but Samsung would therefore particularly fast to invest in attracting new forces. Coincidentally, this week also announced that the founder of the alternative firmware CyanogenMod, Steve Kondik , Samsung is going to work.

The policy change seems Samsung to respond to the expectation that Google with the purchase of Motorola Mobility will look more like Apple. Apple has the advantage of being hardware and software closer together because she can vote either in their hands. Google worked for her own phone to date Nexus closely with Android manufacturers, and it seems logical that Motorola is now the official Google will make devices for developers. Google did this in a comment but indicated that nothing has changed in the process of choosing a partner for a Nexus device.

In early June, Stephen Elop was at length returned to the context that had presided over the agreement with Microsoft. On this occasion he had confirmed that Android was a moment considered an option to replace Symbian. But one potential option in the form of dead-end " There were fewer opportunities with Android to be different ".

Finally, this twist in the mobile industry can be seen in a more offbeat, and this game the Taiwanese Next Media Animation still hear it pretty well, starring the two co-founders of Google and Steve " Vader "Jobs …

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