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What Happened to Motorola

By Ted C. Fishman – Motorola was one of America’s greatest companies, having racked up a stunning record of innovation that continually spawned new businesses, which in turn created enormous wealth. Motorola had the vision to invest in China long … Continue reading

Google To Sell Part Of Motorola For $2.35B

By Michael Liedtke – The cash-and-stock deal announced late Wednesday (Dec 19) will turn over Motorola‘s set-top division to Arris Group Inc., a relatively small provider of high-speed Internet equipment that is looking to become a bigger player in the … Continue reading

Motorola Solutions: The Other Motorola

By Elizabeth Woyke – In mid-2008 Motorola was in trouble, and CEO Greg Brown was miserable. His mobile phone business was sagging, hurt by the Apple iPhone, and struggling to respond. The economy was sinking into recession. And he needed … Continue reading

Motorola deal offers Google tax, patent benefits

By Lynnley Browning and Nanette Byrnes – By agreeing on August 15 to pay $12.5 billion in cash for struggling Motorola Mobility’s vast portfolio of 17,000 patents and 7,500 pending patent applications on top of its handset business and television … Continue reading

Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion

By Brian Womack and Zachary Tracer – Google Inc. (GOOG), maker of the Android mobile-phone software, agreed to buy smartphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. for $12.5 billion in its biggest deal, gaining mobile patents and expanding in the hardware … Continue reading

Nokia Siemens to Pay $1.2 Billion for Motorola Unit

By Diana ben-Aaron – Nokia Siemens Networks, the world’s second-largest maker of wireless phone systems, said it will pay $1.2 billion to buy wireless network assets from Motorola Inc. to expand in North America and Japan. Nokia Siemens said the … Continue reading

Updates from Georgia Tech

Study Finds “Lurking Malice” in Cloud Hosting Services By John Toon – “Bad actors have migrated to the cloud along with everybody else,” said Raheem Beyah, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. “The bad guys … Continue reading

Financialization in telecom

The normal role for finance in the economy is to facilitate trade and production efficiently. Through these transactions profits are generated. However, due to dysfunctional factors, it can become more profitable to use financial methods to generate profits without trade … Continue reading

Two Ways Google’s Android Platform Is Helping Redefine the Tech Industry

By Ben Bajarin – Android first role is as a smartphone platform. Most hardware manufactures do not own and develop their own operating system. Most like Samsung, HTC, LG and nearly all other smartphone brands you can name, must use … Continue reading

What Apple and HTC’s Landmark Pact Means for the Patent Wars

By Sam Gustin – Put simply, these patent wars have spun out of control. This could have detrimental effects to U.S. competitiveness. No less a legal authority than federal judge Richard A. Posner — who recently dismissed a major patent lawsuit … Continue reading