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Making sense of the Google, Motorola Deal – with Dan Hoffman

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Making sense of the Google, Motorola Deal – with Dan Hoffman
We're doing something a little different with this interview.In the wake of the announcement that Google ($GOOG) was buying Motorola Mobility ($MMI), I wanted to understand the deal dynamics better. I spoke with Dan Hoffman, CEO and President of M5, a managed VOIP solutions provider.Dan's an Internet pioneer, founding an early ISP. M5 services enterprise clients with cloud telephony, on the forefront of telecommunications service. In this interview, we address
  • trends in software, hardware, and cloud
  • value of the Motorola patent portfolio
  • how Dan's firm is leveraging technology advances, regardless of who ultimately wins
  • how this acquisition would impact Apple ($AAPL) and Microsoft ($MSFT)

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Dan Hoffman is an Internet pioneer, founding an ISP and heading M5, a managed VOIP service provider as CEO and President.

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