Top 5 Reasons Google Should/Shouldnt Buy Apple - 2. Hello iPhone, Goodbye Android

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-03-18 Print this article Print
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Google has invested so much time and resources in Android. Anything less than a batch of cool, highly fluid mobile phones that run Google Apps and other apps better than Symbian and Windows Mobile run apps would be a colossal letdown. By bidding for Apple, Google will be asked whether its Android mobile operating stack is a failure. Will Google cannibalize the iPhone by creating Android-based phones, or do future versions of the iPhone run Android for balance? Both scenarios are unlikely, as recent reports from Google's camp say that the company believes the iPhone, with 4 million units shipped in seven months, has limited market growth potential compared with Android.


Google CEO Eric Schmidt has made it perfectly clear he doesn't like the idea that Microsoft will buy Yahoo. That-


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