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Topic: Motorola

Apple countersues Motorola over multi-touch iPhone patents

10/30/2010, 02:10 pm

As expected, Apple has responded to a patent suit from Motorola with its own legal action, accusing the company of violating six patents related to multi-touch features found in the iPhone.

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Apple's Steve Jobs slams Google, RIM, rival tablet makers

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.

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Motorola seeks to invalidate 11 Apple iPhone-related patents

10/17/2010, 04:10 pm

Handset maker Motorola has taken preemptive legal action against rival Apple in asking a court to invalidate 11 iPhone-related patents.

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Motorola sues Apple for alleged patent infringement

10/06/2010, 03:10 pm

Motorola announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Motorola Mobility Inc., filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, accusing the iPhone, iPod touch and certain Macs infringe on patents.

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Antennagate hits Verizon's Android Motorola Droid 2

08/15/2010, 09:08 pm

Apple's efforts to describe the antenna problems associated with iPhone 4 as an engineering issue facing all phone makers is getting a little help from Motorola, which has released Droid 2 to a series of complaints from users regarding poor signal.

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Online dating service finds iPhone owners have more sex partners

08/11/2010, 10:08 am

Owners of Apple's iPhone on average have more sex partners by age 30 than those who own other handsets, and the iPhone takes more attractive photos than competing smartphones, a survey of users of an online dating service has found.

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Android tops BlackBerry, iPhone grows in US smartphone OS share

08/04/2010, 02:08 pm

Google Android ousted Research in Motion's BlackBerry platform as the top-selling smartphone operating system in the U.S. for June quarter, while Apple's iPhone -- available in just two models and on one carrier -- took third.

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Android leader Motorola still well behind Apple's iPhone

07/29/2010, 10:07 pm

Motorola reported a phenomenal 600 percent leap in earnings this quarter, but is still behind Apple in mobile units sold and is far behind in smartphone sales, leaving Apple the top US phone vendor by units for the second quarter in a row.

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Apple adds Motorola Droid X to iPhone 4 death grip page

07/24/2010, 01:07 pm

Hot on the heels of adding Nokia's N97 to its video showcase of phones that show signal attenuation when held, Apple has added Verizon's new flagship, the Motorola Droid X.

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Survey: iPhone killing interest in RIM, satisfying more users than Android

07/14/2010, 07:07 pm

A survey asking than 4,000 users about their future plans to buy a smartphone and their current satisfaction with their existing phone indicates Apple is erasing interest in BlackBerry devices among consumers while its iPhones continue to leave customers far more satisfied than any other smartphone on the market.

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Patent holder sues Apple, Google, others over wireless e-mail

07/09/2010, 08:07 am

A patent holder that won $612.5 million from Research in Motion in 2006 over the use of e-mail in smartphones has now taken aim at Apple, Google, Microsoft and other companies in a new suit.

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Verizon mocks Apple's iPhone 4 antenna issue with full-page NYT ad

07/06/2010, 04:07 pm

To promote the forthcoming launch of the Droid X handset, Verizon this week took out a full-page ad in The New York Times in which it mocked widely reported reception issues with the iPhone 4.

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Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.

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Gartner: Apple's record quarter made it world's No. 7 cell phone maker

05/19/2010, 11:05 am

New data released Wednesday by research firm Gartner shows Apple as the No. 7 overall worldwide cell phone maker, with a total 2.7 percent market share.

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Apple edges Motorola with 3% global cell phone market share

05/17/2010, 09:05 am

Apple moved ahead of rival Motorola in unit sales in the first quarter of 2010, with the iPhone taking a 3 percent share of the total cell phone market.

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iPhone market share grows to 16% at expense of BlackBerry

05/07/2010, 11:05 am

Apple's 8.75 million iPhones sold in the first quarter of 2010 were good for a 16.1 percent worldwide market share, taken at the expense of Research in Motion's BlackBerry smartphones.

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Robotic test reconfirms Apple's iPhone touchscreen superiority

03/24/2010, 02:03 pm

A new test of touchscreen smartphones with a precise laboratory robot has confirmed what a human test already concluded: Apple's iPhone touchscreen is far and away the most accurate touch panel on the market.

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First-gen iPhone, Droid sold 8 times better than Nexus One debut

03/16/2010, 10:03 am

In its first 74 days of availability, the Google Nexus One has sold an estimated 135,000 units, compared to 1 million in the same timeframe for the original iPhone, and 1.05 million for the Motorola Droid.

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Apple iPhone targeted in patent lawsuit over sync, Bluetooth

03/10/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple -- along with AT&T, Research in Motion and a number of other mobile companies -- is the defendant in a new patent suit that covers a broad range of smartphone related technologies, including e-mail syncing and Bluetooth connectivity.

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First AT&T phone with Google Android will feature Yahoo search

03/03/2010, 03:03 pm

Although Google makes the Android mobile operating system, the search giant's chief competitor, Yahoo, will be the default provider on AT&T's first Android-powered handset, due to be released March 7.

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