Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

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 Sells Off Motorola Home For $2.35 Billion

Broadband technology company Arris Group announced today that it has acquired Motorola Home from Google. Motorola Home is Motorola Mobility’s set-top box division, and Motorola Mobility was bought by Google back in May 2012 for $12.5 billion. The transaction will…

FTC Staff Recommending Google Lawsuit [RUMOR]

According to a Bloomberg report, staff members of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are formally recommending to commissioners that Google be sued for violations of antitrust law. The report cites four unnamed people “familiar with the matter,” and states…

Motorola Announces Another RAZR Smartphone

Last month Motorola announced its new Droid-branded smartphone lineup. The phones appear to be modern smartphones, but weren’t mind-blowing, except possibly for their long battery life. Today, Motorola has announced yet another addition to its smartphone products, the RAZR i.…

Google to Sell Motorola Set-Top Box Division

When Google finally acquired Motorola Mobility, it promptly took stock of the company and then began cleaning house. Just this past month, Google has announced 4,000 layoffs for the company and closed down its branch in Netanya, Israel. It was…

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

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 Announces Strong Q2 Earnings

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

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 to “Visual Museum” and Possible World Record

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…