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Google's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola will be its biggest acquisition ever -- more than four times the size of DoubleClick, the previous leader. But over the last decade, Google has been one of the biggest -- and most successful -- acquirers in the tech industry, and owes a lot of its success to these smart buys. Its core search advertising platform and most of its biggest new businesses, including Android, YouTube, and display advertising, all come from other companies. Join us as we count down Google's top 16 acquisitions by value and show what happened to them.
08/15/2011 05:25 pm
Windows Phone 7 is still lagging behind competitors Android and iOS. Will the release of Mango help bolster the Microsoft operating system?
08/08/2011 07:30 pm
For the first time, smart phone sales have pulled ahead of feature phone sales. Android’s still on top of the heap, but Apple’s iPhone is going strong.
07/01/2011 01:36 pm
Android phones are selling by the bucketload – no surprise to Android watchers.
06/28/2011 11:04 pm
2011 may be the year smartphones overtake personal computers in accessing the web.
12/29/2010 07:00 pm
Android – Google's mobile operating system – has momentum on its side.
12/09/2010 03:07 pm
Nexus S is expected to be available at Best Buy – or directly through Google – by the middle of December.
12/06/2010 03:56 pm
T-Mobile G2, the successor to the first-ever Android handset, will hit shelves later this month. The G2 will use the HSPA+ high-speed network, T-Mobile says.
09/09/2010 06:21 pm
The Google Nexus One has been revived by one very specific subset of consumers.
08/23/2010 06:10 pm
On Friday, Google announced it would halt Web sales of the Nexus One smart phone. But the Nexus One, which is powered by Google's Android OS, isn't dead. Not by a long shot.
05/17/2010 05:49 pm