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Topic: Motorola

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.


Motorola seen as 'likely' to win German patent suit against Apple's iCloud

11/18/2011, 03:11 pm

A German court appears poised to rule against Apple and in favor of Motorola over alleged patent infringement related to iCloud.


Briefly: Chinese App Store; Kindle Fire costs; Motorola stockholders

11/18/2011, 01:11 am

Apple is now accepting local Chinese bank cards as payment for iTunes App Store purchases. Also, a new analysis claims Amazon's Kindle Fire costs $202 to build. Finally, Motorola Mobility stockholders have approved Google's acquisition of the company.


Apple interest in Intel switch led to purchase of NeXT, return of Steve Jobs

11/13/2011, 10:11 pm

Apple's initial unsuccessful attempt to build a modern operating system in preparation for the switch to Intel processors led to the company's realization that it needed to purchase NeXT, a move that led to Steve Jobs' return to the company he co-founded.


Apple likely to get suspension of German injunction from Motorola, lawyers say

11/07/2011, 12:11 am

Several German lawyers polled about a recent preliminary injunction against Apple won by rival Motorola Mobility are in agreement that Apple is likely to win a temporary suspension of the order, though they did note that failure to do so could have an impact on its business in the country.


Apple the only phone maker to show US subscriber growth since June

11/04/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple was the only top-5 phone manufacturer to grow its slice of the U.S. mobile subscriber market during the third quarter while its share rose above 10% for the first time, according to a new report.


Motorola Mobility loses $32 million as Xoom sales collapse in Q3

10/27/2011, 06:10 pm

Motorola Mobility announced revenues of $3.3 billion in the third quarter on sales of 4.8 million smartphones and just 100,000 Xoom tablets that resulted in an operating loss of $32 million.


AT&T hedges iPhone 4S bet with 5 new Android devices

10/11/2011, 04:10 am

AT&T announced on Tuesday the upcoming release of the Motorola Atrix 2 smartphone and four other new Android devices, bringing the wireless carrier's total Android lineup for the year to 19, seven more than originally planned.


Adobe keynote coincides with Apple's 'Let's talk iPhone' event

09/30/2011, 10:09 pm

Adobe is planning to hold a keynote on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. Pacific, the same date and time of Apple's highly-anticipated press event, where the company is expected to announce a next-generation iPhone.


Oracle seeking an injunction against Android as an "incompatible clone of Java"

09/22/2011, 05:09 pm

Oracle's comments in its infringement lawsuit against Google's Android platform has revealed that the company is seeking not just royalties, but a legal order stopping the distribution of Android entirely.


Apple's iPhone has 89% retention rate, next nearest hardware is HTC at 39%

09/22/2011, 11:09 am

A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.


Motorola to take another stab at Apple's iPad with new 7-inch tablet

09/19/2011, 03:09 pm

Following up to the Xoom, which failed to make a a splash after the release of Apple's iPad 2, Motorola is now expected to release another tablet by the end of this year, this time with a smaller 7-inch form factor.


Motorola boss offered $66M golden parachute in Google purchase

09/14/2011, 10:09 pm

Google’s agreement to purchase Motorola Mobility includes a promise of $65.7 million in golden parachute compensation for Sanjay Jha, the chief executive officer of the Android device maker.


Google upped its bid for Motorola by $3B in one day to close deal

09/14/2011, 12:09 pm

In order to secure its purchase of Motorola and the company's collection of patents, Google outbid itself by 33 percent, or $3 billion, in a single day to reach an agreement.


Steve Jobs resignation has little effect on Apple product demand - report

09/13/2011, 09:09 pm

Consumer demand for Apple products is unlikely to be impacted by the resignation of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, says one of two new studies, while the other reaffirms that the iPad will continue “dominating” the enterprise tablet market for the foreseeable future.


Apple files to put Motorola suits on hold until Google completes acquisition

09/13/2011, 02:09 am

Apple has filed motions to temporarily halt two of its lawsuits with Motorola Mobility, arguing that the company gave up the authority to sue in its pending merger with Google.


Google plotted to give Motorola early advantage over other Android licensees

09/07/2011, 06:09 pm

In a bid to control the Android platform to derive the most value from it, Google privately outlined a series of policies, including giving early access advantage to Motorola and not developing Android "in the open."


HTC sues Apple for third time over patents it obtained from Google

09/07/2011, 06:09 pm

HTC this week used nine patents recently obtained from Google to up the ante in its high-stakes intellectual properly infringement war with Apple, slapping the iPhone maker with a third lawsuit while amending a previous complaint to allege broader infringement.


Google exec reiterates Motorola purchase not just for patents

09/02/2011, 12:09 am

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said his company bought Motorola Mobility for its products, as well as its patents, while noting that the current state of patents in the U.S. is a "terrible."


Apple accuses Motorola, Samsung of monopolizing markets with patents

08/30/2011, 08:08 pm

In its patent disputes with Samsung and Motorola Mobility, Apple is again calling attention to its competitors' use of "F/RAND encumbered" patents that have been declared essential to implementing open standards, noting that both companies are deceptively monopolizing markets to "harm or eliminate competition."