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Motorola's phone, the Moto X

Google Unloads Motorola Mobility To Lenovo For $2.9 Billion; Keeps Patents

Google is selling Motorola Mobility’s smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion, but is retaining most of the company’s portfolio of mobile patents.

01/29/2014

(US Patent and Trademark Office/Motorola Mobility)

Google Attempting To Patent Lie-Detecting Microphone ‘Tattoo’

Google-owned Motorola Mobility has filed paperwork to patent an “electronic skin tattoo” coupled to a mobile communication device that would work to cancel out noise during conversation, but could also function as a lie detector.

11/11/2013

Motorola's phone, the Moto X

US-Made Moto X Smartphone Just As Cheap To Produce

Motorola’s new Moto X phone doesn’t cost more to make simply because it’s assembled in Texas, research firm IHS said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Clinging To Cash For Acquisitions, CFO Says

Google plans to cling to its bulging stash of cash to pay for potential acquisitions and other technology investments that might boost future profits, a top executive said Thursday.

02/28/2013

Apple and Google logos

Judge Tosses Apple Patent Lawsuit Against Google

A suit by Apple claiming that Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, is seeking unreasonably high license fees for the use of patents on wireless technology has been thrown out by a judge in Madison, Wis.

11/05/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google To Cut 4,000 Jobs At Motorola Mobility Unit

Google is cutting about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility wireless phone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of Motorola’s 90 locations.

08/13/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Closes On Motorola Mobility Acquisition

Google says it has completed its acquisition of phone maker Motorola Mobility and it has appointed a Google executive as the new CEO of the business.

05/22/2012

Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility Sanjay Jha speaks during a press event at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Motorola Wins Tentative Ruling Over Apple In Patent Dispute

A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Apple infringed a patent held by Motorola and dismissed the rest of Motorola’s claims.

04/24/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Passes US, Euro Regulatory Hurdles

U.S. regulators have approved Google’s $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility. The announcement comes just hours after Google won clearance in Europe.

02/13/2012

Google Heads To Neighboring Sunnyvale

Google’s Mountain View headquarters is no longer large enough to house all of the company’s employees. As a result, the Internet search giant is moving to neighboring Sunnyvale.

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