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Would You Save Your Smartphone Before Your Pet In An Emergency?Smartphones have become an extension of ourselves in recent years. We reach for them like we do water, or our partner’s hand, or even our covers at night. They’re in our grasp so frequently, it’s hard to imagine a time without them.
Larry Magid: Samsung May See Tough Times Ahead In Smartphone Market Our technology analyst says Samsung's smartphone is predicted to drop from 31 to 25 percent in 2015.
Mountain View-Based Google To Close Moto X Smartphone FactoryMountain View-based Google's Motorola Mobility smartphone unit will shutter its Moto X factory by the end of 2014, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.
Apple, Google Agree To Settle Longstanding Patent DisputeApple Inc. and Google Inc. announced Friday that they are dropping nearly two dozen lawsuits in U.S. and European courts against each other.
Larry Magid: Motorola’s Moto E Could Have Consumers Straying From Pricier SmartphonesMotorola’s Moto E might not be considered the most high-end Android phone, but with unveiling of their new smartphone, it looks like they want to lure customers away from pricier manufacturers.
Google Unloads Motorola Mobility To Lenovo For $2.9 Billion; Keeps PatentsGoogle 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.
Larry Magid: Unlocked Phones Offer Consumers FlexibilityOur 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.
Larry Magid: Google Unveils Customizable Phone, The Moto XThe phone is expected to go on sale in late August or early September.
TiVo Reaches Deal With Cisco, Other Companies Over Patent DisputeTiVo reached a deal to settle patent disputes with Cisco, Motorola and Time Warner Cable.
Santa Clara Stadium Security To Benefit From New Hi-Tech Police CommunicationsSanta 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.
Tech Report: 40th Anniversary of First Cellphone CallBelieve it or not, it's been 40 years since an engineer with Motorola made the world’s first cellphone call.
Google Earnings Up In 4th Quarter Despite Motorola DragGoogle 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.
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