Microsoft (MSFT +1.2%) could be a big winner in Google's (GOOG) deal for Motorola Mobility...

|By:, SA News Editor

Microsoft (MSFT +1.2%) could be a big winner in Google's (GOOG) deal for Motorola Mobility (MMI), Cannacord says, as the linkup could shift some Android phone manufacturers to consider an alternative platform. Before today, Android had “such strong momentum” that it was tough to see Windows making a comeback, but "it seems now to have a better chance of becoming a third ecosystem."