Does anyone actually buy this? It’d be one thing if Motorola were doing well, or even if they were merely doing OK, but they’re not — they’re doing terribly. They’re losing money and are generating little revenue. What sense does it make for Motorola to stay the course? Larry Page is just going to say, “Welcome to Google, you guys just keep doing what you’ve been doing — losing money and making phones that don’t sell very well”?
I presume Google and Motorola executives are saying these things to assuage the fears of Motorola’s rival Android handset makers. But do any of them believe it?” — John Gruber on the Motorola/Google conflict of interest.