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Archive for December, 2012

Google to debut Motorola-built ‘X phone’ next year, takes aim at Apple and …

Google to debut Motorola-built ‘X phone’ next year, takes aim at Apple and …News from Apple Insider: By Mikey Campbell Google is said to have tasked subsidiary Motorola to engineer a sophisticated smartphone to compete with Apple’s iPhone and offerings from Samsung which, when released sometime in 2013, will be the first in-house handset from [...]

Google And Motorola Are Working On A Top-Secret ‘X Phone’ To Beat The iPhone

Google And Motorola Are Working On A Top-Secret ‘X Phone’ To Beat The iPhoneNews from Business Insider: Screenshot Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside. (Reuters) – Google Inc is working with recently acquired Motorola on a handset codenamed “X-phone”, aimed at grabbing market share from Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal said, [...]

Can a Motorola X Phone keep up with Apple and Samsung?

Can a Motorola X Phone keep up with Apple and Samsung?News from Christian Science Monitor: The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Motorola is hard at work on an ‘X Phone,’ a flagship smart phone that would stand out from handsets made by Apple and Samsung. But ‘X Phone’ development may be running into some [...]

Google to sell part of Motorola for $2.35 billion

Google to sell part of Motorola for $ 2.35 billionNews from Fresno Business Journal: Google purchased mobile phone make Motorola for $ 12.4 billion in May (AP Photo)(AP) — Google is selling Motorola Mobility’s TV set-top business for $ 2.35 billion, lightening the load that the Internet search leader took on earlier this year when [...]

Google Sells Motorola Home Set-Top Box Unit For £1.5bn

Google Sells Motorola Home Set-Top Box Unit For £1.5bnNews from TechWeekEurope UK: UK’s Pace misses out on Google’s Motorola Home sell-off Google has sold the Motorola Home set-top box business for $ 2.35 billion (£1.5bn) to cable equipment maker Arris, off-loading one of the bits it didn’t want, when it  bought Motorola Mobility earlier this year. [...]

ITC judge sides with Apple against Google on Motorola phone patent

ITC judge sides with Apple against Google on Motorola phone patentNews from Chicago Tribune: Visitors make their way around the Motorola booth at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Rick Wilking/Reuters / December 3, 2012) Reuters 6:43 a.m. CST, December 19, 2012 Google’s Motorola Mobility unit cannot assert a patent against Apple Inc. [...]

Microsoft, Motorola millions apart on royalty payment case

Microsoft, Motorola millions apart on royalty payment caseNews from Economic Times: SEATTLE: Microsoft Corp and Google Inc’s Motorola phone unit remain millions of dollars apart in their respective valuations of video and wi-fi patents at issue in a pivotal case before a federal judge in Seattle. The outcome, expected sometime next year, could be a [...]

Motorola Atrix HD Goes Jellybean

Motorola Atrix HD Goes JellybeanNews from International Business Times AU: Motorola Atrix HD is finally having an update of Android 4.1 Jellybean as AT&T announced on their Consumer Blog. The update was released after the update for Samsung Galaxy S3 devices. The update offers fresh features from Jellybean such as Google Now, a software that [...]

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells …

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells …News from Digitimes: Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics Daniel Shen, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 December 2012] The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will [...]

Motorola ATRIX HD gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Motorola ATRIX HD gets Android 4.1 Jelly BeanNews from Phandroid.com: Owners of the Motorola ATRIX HD need not wait any longer to step into the most recent major version of Android as AT&T has delivered exciting news this morning. The device has been stepped up to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in what will be an [...]