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Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

By Chris Crum October 30, 2014

All the way back in January, Google announced that it was selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. On Thursday, the acquisition was completed. This includes the Motorola brand and portfolio of smartphones, such as Moto X, Moto G, …

Google Axes Motorola Mobility Branch In Israel Google Axes Motorola Mobility Branch In Israel

Google announced last week via SEC form 8K that it would be eliminating 4,000 jobs from the recently acquired Motorola Mobility, and close a third (about 30) of its facilities. “These changes are designed to return Motorola’s mobile devices unit …

Google Announces 4,000 Motorola Mobility Layoffs Google Announces 4,000 Motorola Mobility Layoffs

Late summer’s layoffs in the mobile sector are set to continue. Google has announced that it intends to layoff 4,000 Motorola Mobility employees – about 20% of its entire workforce. According to a form 8-K filed earlier this month with …

Google Reports Strong Earnings For Q2 Google Reports Strong Earnings For Q2
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It’s the end of Quarter Two and now it’s time for all the major companies to release their earnings. Google had a particularly strong Q2 that was propelled by their acquisition of Motorola Mobility and an increase in ad revenue. …

FTC Opposes Bans Over Standards Essential Patents FTC Opposes Bans Over Standards Essential Patents

Last week Tim Cook spent time on stage during the opening session of AllThingsD’s D10 Conference talking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher about a variety of topics. Among the issues discussed was Apple’s position on patent lawsuits. After from …

Motorola Mobility Treats Dubai International Motorola Mobility Treats Dubai International

If you’re traveling through Dubai’s International Airport, you’ll be treated to Motorola’s newest advertising effort that takes the form of an awe inspiring visual museum. More than anything else, the visual masterpiece is a chronology of Motorola’s past, present, and …

Google Demands $4 Billion A year From Microsoft Google Demands $4 Billion A year From Microsoft
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Microsoft’s years of bullying smaller companies into patent submission is about to come back and bite them in the butt. Today in court Google demanded $4 billion a year in patent fees for the Xbox 360 or stop selling it …

Motorola Mobility Shows First Quarter Operating Loss Motorola Mobility Shows First Quarter Operating Loss

Motorola Mobility, the mobile and data division of Motorola, yesterday released its first quarter financial results showing the company has increased its operating loss from this time last year. Motorola Mobility’s first quarter GAAP operating loss was $86 million, up …

TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits

Just when we thought it was safe to return to the TiVo infested waters, all hell has broken loose again. This time it has TiVo launching a new volley of patent infringement lawsuits against Time Warner and Motorola Mobility. The …

Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO

If a tweet from Bloomberg is accurate, Google has found a new CEO for its Motorola Mobility unit. Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility received regulatory approval ten days ago. The man would be Dennis Woodside, who currently heads Google’s Americas …

DoJ Approves Google's Motorola Mobility Acquisition DoJ Approves Google's Motorola Mobility Acquisition
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Earlier, we reported that Google had won approval from the European Commission for its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Now, the United States Department of Justice has granted its approval as well. Now things should start getting interesting. The …

Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam

Google, as you may know, is in the process of trying to acquire Motorola Mobility. Motorola Mobility, however, is doing some acquiring of its own. So, as long as everything doesn’t fall apart like it did for AT&T and T-Mobile, …

Google Motorola Deal Review Suspended By European Commission Google Motorola Deal Review Suspended By European Commission

The European Commission has suspended the provisional deadline for its review of Google’s proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Bloomberg obtained comment from both the Commission and from Google. A spokesperson for the Commission said the review will continue after it’s …

Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Draws Suit From Share Holder Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Draws Suit From Share Holder
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Earlier this week, Google announced its intent to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, which if approved, would be Google’s largest acquisition to date. Apparently, that price was not high enough for at least one Motorola Mobility shareholders, however. Bloomberg …

Motorola Mobility: Google to Get Into Baby Monitor Business? Motorola Mobility: Google to Get Into Baby Monitor Business?

Everybody in the tech industry is talking about Google’s pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility, which Google has positioned as a defensive maneuver to protect Android from patent wars with the likes of companies like Microsoft and Apple. While that may …

Motorola Mobility Announces DEFY+ Android Smartphone Motorola Mobility Announces DEFY+ Android Smartphone

Big news for Motorola Mobility today. They announced a new smartphone. Oh yeah, and they’ve agreed to be acquired by Google for $12.5 billion. More on that here. The new phone, though, is the DEFY+, which runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). …

Google Buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion Google Buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion
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Google announced this morning plans to acquire Motorola Mobility. The price: $12.5 billion – the company’s biggest-ever acquisition by far. CEO Larry Page made the announcement on the Official Google Blog: Motorola has a history of over 80 years of …