Well that was quick. Just eight months ago, Google announced plans to acquire Motorola, and all the patents they own, for $12.5 billion. In that time, Google has gone from country to country getting the acquisition approved with great success (China is the only country that hasn’t approved the deal). But for what? To keep ... Read More »
Sounds like our man Sanjay Jha is out. Bloomberg News is reporting that Google will announce Dennis Woodside as the new CEO of Motorola Mobility. Three people familiar with the matter confirmed the news with Bloomberg.
Previous rumors had suggested that Google would appoint Nikesh Arora to run Motorola after their ... Read More »
Google has just released their 4th Quarter 2011 earnings report, missing Wall Street targets on total net revenue. Google came in at a non-GAAP net revenue total of $8.13B, short of the $8.40B projections from Wall Street. This move sent Google’s after-trading stock price down a whopping 10%.
Today is very obviously a significant day in the Android community. Not only will we be welcoming the next in the line of Nexus phones, but we’ll also see the next imagining of Android in Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich.” At 10PM EST, Google and Samsung will be hosting the rescheduled Samsung Mobile Unpacked ... Read More »
It looks like owning your own mobile OS is all the rave these days. Following Samsung’s unfounded rumors that it was considering buying webOS, HTC has now said that they’re carefully thinking about buying a mobile OS to call their own. The news comes straight from HTC’s Cher Wang, who said:
Google’s intentions to buy Motorola are still being hotly debated in the tech community. Everybody and their mom is arguing about what’s going to happen next. However, very few people are talking about how it got to the point where Google felt the need to acquire such a huge company. Were Google and ... Read More »
The tech world was rocked today by Google’s announcement of its intention to acquire Motorola Mobility. Even mainstream media channels like CNN, MSNBC and CBS News covered the news. As a result we’re seeing a lot of speculation about what will now happen to Motorola and how the company fits into Google’s mobile ... Read More »
Is it April’s Fools Day already? No? Good, just checking. Much to our surprise, Google has just made an announcement that is sure to shake up the whole smartphone world. With the goal of protecting and supercharging the whole Android ecosystem, the Mountain View-based company has just announced on its blog that it ... Read More »