Today, Motorola officially announced that Lenovo has completed the acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the company is now a part of the Lenovo family.
Lenovo Group Ltd has finally closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google Inc and is preparing itself for a fresh attack on the U.S smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world’s leading PC maker, is trying to integrate its business into various segments and establish itself as a smartphone maker with global appeal.
Back in 2012, Google acquired Motorola Mobility and its patent for [...]
Motorola has posted yet another disappointing quarter, while revenues were up to $3.1 billion, Moto lost $86 million in Q1 of 2012. That is 6 more million lost compared to their previous quarter. In terms of shipments only 8.9 million devices were shipped in the quarter which is down from the 10.5 million shipped last quarter. The company’s home gateways and broadcast goods, managed to generate $68 million, up from $53 million a year ago.
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The Munich I Regional Court handed down a decision awarding Apple an injunction against all Motorola devices for Apple’s patent on “portable electronic device[s] for photo management.” According to FOSS Patents’ Florian Mueller, there is a chance that Apple could choose to enforce the ban, which could require Motorola to destroy all existing products that violate the claim.
“Today’s ruling in Munich, Germany on the patent litigation brought by Apple concerns a software feature associated with performing certain functions when viewing photos in a [...]
Both the United States Justice Department and European regulators have given the Google Motorola deal their sign of approval. The proposed takeover that was decided mid 2011 had gaining concerns from interested parties, other android using manufacturers and some non related manufacturers as well. Major play for Motorola will give google a huge chunk of patents to play with in the fight ahead with companies like Apple.
The US department of Justice has clarified that the takeover /merger poses no real threat to competition and that it “will not hesitate to take appropriate enforcement action to stop any [...]
Motorola Mobility Droid Xyboard in two sizes: a larger 10-inch design and a smaller 8-inch may be coming out soon. Several images and rumors later the company finally showed their goods to Cnet. Both come with a 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and a five-megapixel camera, along with a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam. They’re also coated in Corning Gorilla Glass.
Cnet said both are “thinner than a AAA battery and lighter than a paperback book.”
The stylus-equipped ten-inch version is reportedly geared toward the enterprise market, whereas its little brother is described as [...]
Holy Acquisitions Batman: Here is some happy freedom news, Google has announced that it will Acquire Motorola Mobility to supercharge the Android Stratosphere. Google calls it Motorola’s complete dedication to the Android Platform, we call it US$56 Million in net losses last quarter. Either way we can see a whole new level of smartphone rise now that the company who makes the OS will also make the hardware. Reminds us of a certain Fruit Computer giant that forayed into Mobile phones in 2007. This should seriously heat up the competition and take it to the next level.
The take over will involve exchanges of moolah [...]