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QOTD: To Predict Google-Motorola, Review Microsoft-Comcast

Published on August 19, 2011
by Peter Kafka

Fifteen years after their initial Comcast investment, Microsoft’s vision of a Windows-based gateway to the television still hasn’t materialized. Now it is Google’s turn to storm the fortress. And, like Microsoft before them, they have decided to do it from the inside.

Bernstein Research’s Craig Moffett, in a note (reg. required) savaging the notion that buying Motorola will allow Google to disrupt the TV business. Moffett does see a role for Google in helping cable operators measure and target TV advertising, though. For a less pithy take, read AllThingsD.

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