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Archive for August, 2011

Samsung, LG, Motorola, Then Apple: America’s Biggest Cell Phone Makers

Samsung, LG, Motorola, Then Apple: America’s Biggest Cell Phone MakersNews from PC Magazine: Apple iPhone coverage and rumors are ubiquitous on the Internet, but when it comes to actual sales, Samsung, LG, and Motorola are all more popular. In a market of 234 million U.S. cell phone users, the pecking order for cell phone manufacturers [...]

Microsoft Sues to Stop Motorola Phone Sales

Microsoft Sues to Stop Motorola Phone SalesNews from PCWorld: By Edward Qualtrough, Computerworld-UK    Microsoft has joined the technology litigation party and launched a suit to prevent the sale of Motorola mobile phones in the U.S. With each technology giant seemingly suing each other in a Royal Rumble-style lawsuit, Microsoft apparently believes its latest action [...]

Microsoft sues to prevent Motorola sales in US

Microsoft sues to prevent Motorola sales in USNews from IDG News Service: Microsoft have joined the major technology corporation suing party and launched a suit to prevent the sale of Motorola mobiles in the US. Microsoft have joined the major technology corporation suing party and launched a suit to prevent the sale of Motorola mobiles [...]

Patent Wars Could Dull Tech’s Cutting Edge

Patent Wars Could Dull Tech’s Cutting Edge News from NPR: Julie Jacobson/AP A buyer tests a Motorola Droid phone in this photo from January. Google purchased Motorola for $ 12.5 billion, gearing up in a patent war that has seen corporations try to pummel their competitors. Some call it an international patent arms race: Tech [...]

Microsoft tries to block US sale of Motorola phones

Microsoft tries to block US sale of Motorola phones News from CNET UK: Good grief, will all you massive tech corporations just settle down for one gosh-darned minute and stop suing each other? Microsoft is the latest lawyer-happy company to fire a lawsuit into its rival’s face — it wants to prevent the sale of [...]

Microsoft Wants to Ban Motorola Phones in US

Microsoft Wants to Ban Motorola Phones in US News from Mobiledia: By Kendra Srivastava | Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:24 pm Microsoft accused Motorola of infringing on seven patents and requested the International Trade Commission ban its phones in the U.S., escalating the battle between Windows Phone and Android. “Motorola is infringing our patents and [...]

Microsoft Says Motorola’s Android Phones Infringe Its Patents

Microsoft Says Motorola’s Android Phones Infringe Its Patents News from Bloomberg: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), the world’s largest software maker, began arguing its U.S. trade case that Android- based smartphones made by Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. use technology derived from Microsoft inventions. In a trial that began today before the International Trade Commission in Washington, Microsoft [...]

Motorola ATRIX: The great little phone that should

Motorola ATRIX: The great little phone that should News from gearburn: The ATRIX has hardware specs out the whatsit, with a one gighertz dual-core NVIDA Tegra 2 processor, a gig of RAM, a four-inch 960×540 qHD display, front- and rear-facing (5MP) cameras and the ability to record in 720p. It offers up to 48GB of [...]

Google’s Purchase of Motorola Mobility Is a Response to Apple, Microsoft

Google’s Purchase of Motorola Mobility Is a Response to Apple, Microsoft News from Seeking Alpha: The smartphone industry is currently caught in an increasingly visible and messy struggle over the issue of patents. The chief issue has been Google’s (GOOG) free distribution of the Android operating system to phone manufacturers in a grab for market [...]

Google Could Generate $10.5B in Profit by Aping Apple

Google Could Generate $ 10.5B in Profit by Aping Apple News from eWeek: Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) could build as much as $ 10 billion in operating profit by closing its Android operating system for use by Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI), following in Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) footsteps. That’s the back-of-the-envelope math from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who calculated [...]