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Google & Motorola
The Google and Motorola Mobility merger has failed on so many levels that it's hard to quantify the extent of the incompetence that surrounds it.
Not only has Motorola they consistently failed to innovate after being acquired by Google, but the company has released a number of Android handsets of questionable quality, stability and performance, that have been mired by shovelware and awful user interface overlays.
The company has also reneged on its promises to upgrade an entire generation of dual-core handsets released in late 2011 to Ice Cream Sandwich, effectively leaving many of its existing customers in the lurch.
To add insult to injury Google has recently announced plans to sell many of Motorola's manufacturing capability to Flextronics, which begs the question of what the Silicon Valley search giant really intends to do with Motorola's engineering and future handset and tablet plans, especially since Google appears to be partnering more and more with companies like Samsung, Asus and LG for its "Nexus" line of products.
Motorola, what the hell happened to you?