News broke yesterday that Google has payed a whopping $12.5 billion dollars to acquire the mobile phone giant Motorola. It seems like finally, Google has followed the path of Apple, as they understand that to be successful, you must control both the software (Android) and hardware (Motorola smartphones) to truly be successful in the mobile market. Although unlikely, this makes us wonder if Google is considering to stop making Android open-source software, and follow Apple by only allowing Motorola phones to use the Android operating system. I mean, now that Google owns Motorola, they are competing with brands that is using Google’s software. They are essentially aiding the competition with Android. Although it’s unlikely that they will make Android exclusive to Motorola, the fact that they are aiding their competition is something to keep in mind.