Motorola Mobility

Motorola picks Amazon’s Alexa as its voice assistant

From 'Hey Alexa' to 'Hello Moto'... Motorola has announced a partnership with ecommerce giant Amazon that will see the latter's voice assistant tech embedded natively into most of Motorola's devices i

Lenovo’s gutting of Motorola is nearly complete

My first cell phone was a Sanyo. But only because I couldn’t afford a Motorola. I wanted a StarTAC. All the cool kids had a StarTAC. My Sanyo said loud and clear I was not a cool kid. Sometime l

Innovating In A World Of Patent Lawsuits

Apple seems to get caught in lots of patent fights. Since 2009, Nokia has sued Apple (they settled), Apple has sued HTC (they settled), Kodak sued Apple (Kodak is appealing), Motorola Mobility sued Ap

Motorola Mobility’s US Moto X Assembly Plant To Close By End Of Year

Part of the sales pitch for Motorola Mobility’s (then Google -owned) Moto X smartphone was that it was partly U.S.-made; an assembly plant to put together the Moto X opened in Fort Worth, Texas

Motorola CEO And Google Exec Dennis Woodside To Join Dropbox As COO

Lenovo may be getting Motorola’s handset business after buying the company from Google for around $3 billion, but it won’t be getting the company’s current CEO Dennis Woodside – th

Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility Buy Is Partly About The Chance To Own The Enterprise Mobile Market

Lenovo’s ThinkPad is the brand of choice when it comes to enterprise notebooks – Dell has a strong footing still, to be sure, but Lenovo dominated the PC market in 2013, followed by HP and the

Google Keeps ‘Vast Majority’ Of Motorola Mobility Patents In Sale To Lenovo

Motorola Mobility is being sold to Lenovo, in a deal worth $2.91B. Google is divesting itself of the handset division it purchased for $12.5B in 2011, but it will keep some of the assets — including

Google/Motorola’s New Moonshot “Spotlight Stories” Is A Mobile Virtual Reality Movie Medium

Spotlight Stories is a new artistic medium Google and Motorola launched today that puts users inside an animated featurette if they spin 360-degrees while watching their phones. The first Spotlight St

Federal Jury Orders Motorola Mobility To Pay Microsoft $14.5 Million In Patent Case

A federal jury has found Motorola Mobility failed to license standard patents at a reasonable rate and ordered the Google-owned handset maker to pay Microsoft about $14.5 million in damages. This is t

Verizon Reveals The $99 Motorola Droid Mini, $199 Droid Ultra, And The $299 Droid Maxx

As if we didn't already have enough Motorola phones to wait for, Verizon showed off a trio of new Motorola DROID smartphones at a (surprisingly cozy) event in New York City. The flagship of the thr

Job Listing Suggests Motorola Mobility Is Starting To Focus On Wearable Tech In Earnest

Heads up, wearable tech aficionados: Motorola Mobility is looking to produce some new wearable gadgets and it wants some help. The Google-owned company <a target="_blank" href="https://motomobi.taleo.

Motorola Mobility Sheds Manufacturing Bases In China, Brazil; Singapore Electronics Maker Flextronics To Take Over Operations

Google-owned Motorola Mobility is shedding its manufacturing operations in Tianjin, China, and Jaguariuna, Brazil -- with long-time manufacturing partner Flextronics agreeing to acquire the factories

Apple And Motorola Mobility Looking At Arbitration For Patent Dispute Resolution

In a court filing this week spotted by Bloomberg, Apple indicated that it is "interested in resolving its dispute with Motorola completely and agrees that arbitration may be the best vehicle to resolv

Motorola Droid Razr HD, Razr Maxx HD To Hit Verizon Stores October 18

Verizon has officially announced the release of the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/05/motorola-officially-unveils-the-droid-razr-hd-and-droid-razr-maxx-hd/">Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr

Goodbye Moto: Google Will Send Out 4,000 Motorola Pink Slips Starting Today, Part Of Bigger Overhaul

With Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility closing in May, Google is now moving ahead on getting its new property in order. The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/0

Google Closes Acquisition Of Motorola: Woodside To Lead; Page Pushes Mobile Aspect

As we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/21/motorola-mobility-says-google-moto-deal-will-close-tuesday-or-wednesday-includes-an-android-rider-layoffs-coming/">reported would happen yesterday

Veteran Googler Dennis Woodside To Replace Sanjay Jha As Motorola Mobility CEO

With Google’s purchase of Motorola nearing completion, some anonymous sources close to the situation have revealed that a management shakeup is in the works too. According to a new report from <a hr

European Commission OKs Google-Motorola Deal, But Will Remain “Vigilant”

While Google waits for the United States Department of Justice to sign off on their proposal to merge with handset maker Motorola Mobility, the European Commission has officially <a href="http://europ

Motorola Mobility Closes Out Q4 2011 With An $80 Million Net Loss

Motorola Mobility released their <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/motorola-mobility-announces-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-financial-results-138150498.html">fourth quarter and year-end

Motorola Mobility’s Shaker Investment A Sign Of Mobile Virtual Clubs To Come

Shaker's certainly been keeping busy ever since they won our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/14/and-the-winner-of-techcrunch-disrupt-is-shaker/">Disrupt</a> competition back in September
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