Motorola Mobility Shows an Increased 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…

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents

With the patent lawsuit war heating up, a possible huge blow to Microsoft and the Xbox 360 was dealt today by the The US International Trade Commission. The ruling about the case, which was filed in 2010, stated that Microsoft’s…

Injunction Against iCloud Push Notifications Upheld In Germany

In early February we brought you news that Motorola had won an injunction involving the use of push email notifications with iCloud. A German court ruled that Apple’s push notification system infringed on one of Motorola’s patents, and issued a…

U.S. Judge Blocks Motorola’s German Microsoft Injunction

A judge in U.S. District Court in Seattle has issued an injunction preventing Motorola from enforcing an injunction it has not yet won in Germany. The court in Mannheim will determine next Tuesday whether Motorola will be granted an injunction…

Maria Sharapova Signs 3 Year Endorsement Deal with Samsung

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has recently signed a 3 year endorsement contract with Samsung electronics, to promote the company’s smartphone, tablet and TV products. At present, the contract only covers her native Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States,…

EU May Step In to Solve Apple, Microsoft Patent Dispute Against Motorola

European antitrust authorities may investigate a resolution regarding patent disputes filed by Apple and Microsoft against Motorola, after both claimants have asked for help in concluding the matter, which might ultimately lead to hefty fines for Google. In February, Microsoft…

DROID 2 Global Getting A Software Update

Hot on the heels of news that Samsung announced, then denied, that their Galaxy S II phone would be getting an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Motorola’s DROID 2 Global is getting an update of its own. But…

Google To Revolutionize The Living Room

Google is set to get out of the TV set-top box business it will be inheriting from Motorola Mobility before the 12.5 billion deal even closes. The deal is somewhat counter to what Google CEO Larry Page may have had…

How Patents Hinder Technology & Impair Innovation

The concept of patents have noble intentions, but like all good intentions it travels a fast and fiery road southbound. Look at the state of the patent turf wars lately. Spanning from tablets to train stations, patent lawsuits are sprouting…

Apple Offers $15-Per-Device Patent Settlement To Samsung, Motorola

As the Gordian knot of Apple’s seemingly endless patent disputes with competitors twists into a messier situation with every passing day, the tech company has brandished a blade capable of slicing through the tangle and solving the problem once and…