Motorola Mobility

  • Microsoft did not violate Google patent: ITC judge March 23, 2013

    Washington: Microsoft did not violate a patent owned by Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility when it made its popular Xbox, an administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission said in a preliminary decision issued on Friday. A final ITC decision in the case is due in July. The fight over the...
  • Google to cut further 1,200 jobs at Motorola Mobility, including in India March 8, 2013

    San Francisco: Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs or 10 per cent of its workforce as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday. The lay-offs come on top of the 4,000 jobs cut at Motorola Mobility in August as Google seeks to...
  • Motorola Mobility officially shuts down its Indian website November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In August, Motorola had announced to axe 20 per cent of its global work force, and shut almost a third of its offices across the world. And now the company seems to have started its process. The company has now shut down its India website. If you go the...
  • Google withdraws US patent complaint against Apple October 3, 2012

    Washington: Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility has dropped a complaint of patent infringement against Apple without explanation. In a brief filing with the International Trade Commission on Monday, Motorola Mobility said it was dropping without prejudice a complaint that Apple had infringed on seven Motorola patents. Apple did not return telephone calls seeking...
  • Motorola lampoons Apple Maps in iOS 6 September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has been poking fun at the Apple iPhone 5 with its ads and now Google-owned Motorola Mobility is also not letting the opportunity of a gibe slip away. Motorola Mobility in its posts on leading social networking services takes a swipe at the Apple Maps snafu. Apple Maps...
  • Motorola brings Razr Maxx to India at Rs 31,590 June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Motorola Mobility has launched the Razr Maxx, the phone with a 3300 mAh battery delivering up to 17.6 hours of talktime, in India at a price of Rs 31,590. Motorola also announced that the 8.35 mm thin Razr V will land in India in Q3 2012. Motorola Razr...
  • Meet Dennis Woodside, Motorola Mobility's new CEO May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has announced the completion of its $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings on Tuesday. Sanjay Jha, who revived Motorola's Mobile Devices business, has stepped down as CEO and Dennis Woodside has been appointed as the new CEO of Motorola Mobility. Dennis Woodside oversaw Google's...
  • Google closes Motorola Mobility acquisition May 22, 2012

    San Francisco: Google has completed its $12.5 billion acquisition of cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings, Google said in a press statement. Google acquired Motorola Mobility for $40 per share in cash. This is the biggest deal in Google's 14-year history. The two companies announced the deal nine months ago. Google...
  • Microsoft shuts German distribution centre April 3, 2012

    Amsterdam: Microsoft is moving its European software distribution to the Netherlands from Germany after being caught up in patent disputes with mobile phone and tablet maker Motorola Mobility Inc. "We would have preferred to keep our European distribution center in Germany, where it has been for many years. But unfortunately the...
  • Google seeks EU approval for Motorola Mobility deal November 28, 2011

    Brussels: World No. 1 Internet search engine Google is seeking EU regulatory clearance of its planned purchase of handset maker Motorola Mobility Holdings, the European Commission said on its website on Monday. Google unveiled the $12.5 billion deal to boost its patent portfolio in August, seen as a defensive move against...
  • US DOJ to take closer look at Google's Motorola deal September 29, 2011

    San Francisco: The US Justice Department is taking a closer look at Google's proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility, raising the hurdle that must be cleared before the deal can be completed. The extended review disclosed on Wednesday had been widely expected since Google Inc. announced its plans...
  • Sizing up who might buy Motorola's phone business August 19, 2011

    San Francisco/New York: The ink on Google Inc's $12.5 billion plan to buy Motorola Mobility is barely dry, but speculation has already begun about its next deal - expected by some to be the sale of Motorola's handset business. That is because there is no shortage of interested buyers for Motorola's...
  • Nokia CEO says 'watch out' to Android phone makers August 18, 2011

    Helsinki: Phone makers depending on Google Inc's Android software should worry about the Web search leader's deal to buy Motorola Mobility, the head of rival Nokia said on Wednesday. Nokia has teamed up with Google arch-rival Microsoft for mobile phone software, while phone makers such as Samsung Electronics, HTC Corp and...
  • Motorola timeline: From cellphone inventor to Google bolt-on August 16, 2011

    Google Inc's purchase of Motorola Mobility marks the end of its 81-year story - including its invention of the cellphone in the 1970s, its spectacular success with the Razr phone a few years ago, and then its slide into crisis and now its takeover. - 1928: Galvin family establishes Galvin Manufacturing....
  • Google-Motorola tie-up may draw antitrust scrutiny August 16, 2011

    New York: Google Inc, already the subject of antitrust inquiries, likely opened itself up to more regulatory scrutiny with its proposed $12.5 billion cash acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. Legal experts said government agencies will want to review how Google's largest takeover ever will affect competition in the mobile phone...
  • Google to buy Motorola's mobile phone business August 16, 2011

    New York: In one of the biggest deals in the fast growing mobile handset space, Internet giant Google will buy cellphone maker Motorola Mobility for $ 12.5 billion. The all-cash deal will boost Google's competitive edge in the mobile computing arena as well as give it access to Motorola's range...
  • Apple, the world's second-most valuable company April 30, 2011

    New York: Consumer technology companies reporting financial results this week are looking like rowboats bobbing in the wake of Apple Inc.'s supertanker. Close to oblivion in 1997, Apple is now the world's second-most valuable company, after Exxon Mobil Corp. On April 20, it reported net income of $5.99 billion for the...
  • Motorola splits into two firms January 4, 2011

    New York: Motorola breaks into two entities Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on Tuesday. Motorola's mobile unit includes handsets and set-top boxes that will continue to do business under the name Motorola Mobility, while the remaining Motorola changes its name to Motorola Solutions. It will sell...