Google to Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion To Rival Apple

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The Google Inc. homepage is seen on a Motorola Holdings Inc. mobile... News PhotoAndroid,Business,Commercial Activity,Computer Software,Electricity,Electronics,Equipment,Finance,Google,Homepage,Horizontal,Illinois,Merger,Mobile Phone,North America,Park Ridge - Illinois,Portable Information Device,Robot,Technology,Telephone,The Americas,USA,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2011 BloombergThe Google Inc. homepage is seen on a Motorola Holdings Inc. mobile device, running on Google's Android software, in Park Ridge, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. Google Inc., maker of the Android mobile-phone software, agreed to buy smartphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. for $12.5 billion in its biggest deal, gaining mobile patents and expanding in the hardware business. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images