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.
Our technology expert says prices of unlocked phones are coming down and that they offer the consumer more flexibility to shop for different packages from cell phone carriers.
The phone is expected to go on sale in late August or early September.
TiVo reached a deal to settle patent disputes with Cisco, Motorola and Time Warner Cable.
Santa Clara police will soon be armed with the latest communication technology in the law enforcement field. It is expected to prove especially helpful when they patrol the new 49ers stadium, because it will allow officers to coordinate efforts with other emergency responders during an incident.
Believe it or not, it’s been 40 years since an engineer with Motorola made the world’s first cellphone call.
Google eked out slightly higher earnings in the fourth quarter, despite a financial drag caused by the Internet search leader’s expansion into device manufacturing and a decline in digital ad prices as more people gaze into the smaller screens of smartphones.
Google said it is expanding its plan to cut jobs from its Motorola Mobility unit outside the U.S. and will take $390 million in charges related to the layoffs.
Apple fans are anticipating reports that a new iPhone will be unveiled next week, but the rumors alone are enough to convince their competitors to announce their own products early.
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.