Motorola Mobility

  • Google seeks EU approval for Motorola Mobility deal 28-11-2011 04:51 PM

    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...
  • US DOJ to take closer look at Google's Motorola deal 29-09-2011 03:35 PM

    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...
  • Sizing up who might buy Motorola's phone business 19-08-2011 01:03 PM

    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...
  • Nokia CEO says 'watch out' to Android phone makers 18-08-2011 07:57 AM

    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...
  • Motorola timeline: From cellphone inventor to Google bolt-on 16-08-2011 07:46 AM

    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...
  • Google-Motorola tie-up may draw antitrust scrutiny 16-08-2011 07:29 AM

    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...
  • Google to buy Motorola's mobile phone business 15-08-2011 06:38 PM

    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 30-04-2011 10:31 AM

    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...
  • Motorola splits into two firms 04-01-2011 02:49 PM

    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 police radios and barcode...