Google's purchase of Motorola has only been a drag on earnings. Last quarter, Motorola's operating loss widened to $271 million from $179 million a year ago. Despite heavy losses, there's a light at the end of the tunnel that may one day help Google Android expand its addressable market. In this video, Fool contributor Steve Heller sits down with Erin Miller to discuss what Google has planned for Motorola and why that could improve the situation.
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