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The Beloved Motorola CEO leaves the company

14th February 2014, 01:56 PM   |  #11  
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Originally Posted by centavar

And what of Google’s supposed $10bn loss? It’s a misreported myth calculated by subtracting Motorola’s $2.91bn sale price from its $12.5bn purchase. What it misses are the $3.2bn Motorola had in cash, $2.4bn saved in deferred tax assets and two separate Motorola unit sales totalling $2.5bn in 2013. Factor in Lenovo’s purchase against roughly $2bn of Motorola losses during Google’s ownership and Google has still only paid $3bn for what it retained: $5.5bn worth of Motorola patents and the company’s cutting edge research lab.

Google aren't fools you know.

I think if you reread my original post you will see I already addressed this point. We agree. My discussion was with regards to the action of the CEO. Your figures further support my point. Thank you.
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