Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Jan 2014 22:25 UTC, submitted by bowkota
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Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, giving the Chinese smartphone manufacturer a major presence in the US market. Lenovo will buy Motorola for $2.91 billion in a mixture of cash and stock. Google will retain ownership of the vast majority of Motorola's patents, while 2,000 patents and a license on the remaining patents will go to Lenovo. Lenovo will pay Google $660 million in cash, $750 million in stock, with the remaining $1.5 billion paid out over the next three years.

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RE[6]: Patents?
by puenktchen on Fri 31st Jan 2014 15:52 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Patents?"
puenktchen
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2007-07-27

"PowerPC... still being sold ? Apple ditched out PowerPC for a reason.


Only Unix/Linux servers, i.e. high dollar big iron. It is no longer PowerPC though, just Power Systems.
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No, PowerPC processors still power 4 of the 10 fastest computers of the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerPC_A2

Also your router, home server, washing machine etc. might use a ppc processor. Not as successful as ARM but maybe still more prevalent than X86.

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