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Topic: Motorola

Apple pulls all 3G iOS devices but iPhone 4S from German online store

02/03/2012, 08:02 am

Apple has removed all 3G/UMTS-capable iPad and iPhone models from its German online store in response to an injunction based on a wireless standard FRAND patent owned by Motorola Mobility.

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Motorola wins German injunction against Apple push services

02/03/2012, 07:02 am

German iCloud users may soon be denied access to one of iCloud's most important features, as Motorola has won a permanent injunction against Apple's data pushing services and devices from the country's Mannheim Regional Court.

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Judge complains of too many patents in Apple case against Motorola

02/02/2012, 02:02 pm

Circuit Judge Posner has expressed dissatisfaction with the number of patents Apple is arguing against Motorola, asking the company to "winnow" its claims.

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Motorola posts $80M quarterly loss, sells only 200K tablets

01/26/2012, 07:01 pm

Motorola Mobility's fiscal year ended on a sour note with poor tablet and smartphone sales leading to a Q4 2011 loss of $80 million, which was further exacerbated by merger costs associated with a planned Google takeover.

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New Motorola suit seeks injunction against Apple's iPhone 4S, iCloud

01/25/2012, 03:01 pm

Motorola Mobility has filed a new U.S. lawsuit, presumably with approval from Google, against Apple, seeking an injunction against the newly released iPhone 4S as well as the iCloud service.

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Briefly: Apple MEMS microphones, EU to rule on Google's Motorola takeover

01/19/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple passed Samsung as the world's largest buyer of miniscule MEMS microphones in 2011, while a European Union judgment on Google's proposed buyout of Motorola Mobility is set to take place in February.

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ITC rules Motorola did not violate Apple patents [u]

01/13/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple's worldwide battle against Google's Android platform was dealt a blow as the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that Motorola's Droid line of smartphones do not violate Apple's patents [updated with statement from Motorola].

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ARM CEO not impressed by Intel's 'Medfield' chips for smartphones, tablets

01/13/2012, 10:01 am

The chief executive of ARM, which supplies the reference designs for Apple's custom chips found in the iPhone and iPad, has said he doesn't view Intel's newly unveiled smartphone and tablet chips as competitive.

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Smartphone makers plan to mirror Apple's approach with fewer models each year

01/13/2012, 08:01 am

Four major smartphone makers are reportedly planning to reduce the number of new handsets they produce, in an attempt to capture the success Apple has had in releasing just one iPhone model each year.

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54% of future smartphone buyers say they'll choose Apple's iPhone

01/09/2012, 08:01 am

A new survey has found Apple has "explosive momentum" at the beginning of 2012, with more than half of people who plan to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days choosing Apple's iPhone.

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Apple projected to reach 116M iPhone, 55M iPad sales in 2012

01/06/2012, 02:01 pm

Combined iPhone and iPad sales in calendar 2012 are expected in one new forecast to reach more than 170 million in another record breaking 12-month span.

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Apple could collect $10 for every Android device sold, expert says

12/28/2011, 03:12 pm

If Apple were to abandon its lawsuits against Android smartphone manufacturers and instead negotiate licensing fees for its patented technology, one expert believes Apple could collect $10 for each Android device sold.

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Motorola likely to change Android photo viewer to avoid Apple patent

12/23/2011, 09:12 am

Apple is likely to win a patent dispute against Motorola related to photo gallery scrolling on a touchscreen device, as the smartphone "war of attrition" continues.

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Motorola wins major injunction against Apple's iPhone, iPad in Germany

12/09/2011, 08:12 am

Motorola Mobility on Friday won a major patent infringement decision against Apple in Germany, a ruling that includes an injunction against the iPhone and 3G-capable iPads.

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Motorola, Sony Ericsson explain to customers why they won't get the new Android 4.0 for months

12/08/2011, 05:12 pm

Unlike Apple, which immediately released its new iOS 5 on the same day for all its current devices, including models that are now over two years old, Motorola Mobility and Sony Ericsson are offering their customers excuses as to why the latest release of Google's Android 4.0 won't be available to them for many more months, if ever.

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Class-action Carrier IQ suit targets Apple, HTC, Samsung, carriers & more

12/05/2011, 02:12 pm

Apple is one of a laundry list of companies that have been targeted in a new class-action lawsuit over the Carrier IQ software data logging controversy.

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Apple's $2.7B Motorola bond actually yearly estimate, could be worth $16B

12/03/2011, 01:12 am

Motorola could be forced to pay up to $16.2 billion in guaranteed compensation if the company ultimately loses its patent dispute with Apple in Germany, as the $2.7 billion figure the iPhone maker was quoted as seeking in November has been clarified as a yearly estimate.

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Motorola blocked from adding iTunes, iCloud and iPhone 4S to patent claim after late filing

11/29/2011, 05:11 pm

Motorola Mobility has been blocked by a US court from belatedly adding iTunes, iCloud and iPhone 4S to its patent infringement claims against Apple.

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HP leads all 1.2M non-Apple tablets sold in US in 2011

11/22/2011, 08:11 am

The NPD Group on Tuesday offered a picture of how tablets that are not Apple's iPad are faring in the market in the U.S., revealing that Hewlett-Packard's $99 fire sale of the failed TouchPad gave it the largest unit share so far in 2011.

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