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Google's Newest Plan To Save Motorola

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Motorola is betting that low-cost smartphones can provide the spark to rekindle its struggling business, even as the company's owne...

Timothy Stenovec

Moto X Could Be 'Weeks' Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

The wait for the Moto X may soon be over. In an earnings call on Thursday, Patrick Pichette, Google's senior vice president and chief financial off...

1,200 Motorola Jobs Axed

Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology

Google has cut approximately 1,200 jobs from its Motorola Mobility unit, amounting to over 10 percent of the company's workforce, according to the Wal...

Will The FTC's Google Decision Ignite A Patent War?

Reuters | Andrew Longstreth | Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology

(Corrects identification of attorney Matthew Woods in final two paragraphs) By Andrew Longstreth NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reute...

Google To Make Big Cuts At Motorola

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc said planned job cuts at its Motorola Mobility mobile phone unit will cost about $340 million in severance and other costs in t...

Google Making Massive Cuts At Motorola

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Technology

(Corrects to Motorola's mobile devices unit lost money, paragragh 6) * One-third of jobs lost will be in the United States ...

Google Closes Its Largest Deal Ever

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has completed its $12.5 billion purchase of device maker Motorola Mobility in a deal that poses new challenges for the I...

Google To Close Its Largest Deal Ever This Week

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to complete its $12.5 billion acquisition of cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings before Wednesday. ...

Google To Name New Motorola CEO

Bloomberg | Posted 02.23.2012 | Technology

Google Inc. (GOOG), which won U.S. approval for its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (MMI), is close to naming Dennis Woodside to run th...

U.S. Green-Lights Google's Massive $12.5 Billion Purchase

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google's $12.5 billion bid to buy cellphone maker Motorola Mobility has won approvals from U.S. and European antitrust regulator...

Google's $12.5 Billion Deal Approved In Europe

Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google Inc won unconditional EU regulatory approval on Monday for its planned $12.5 billion pu...

Google's $12.5 Billion Deal Expected To Be Approved

Reuters | Diane Bartz | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department will approve Google's $12.5 billion bid to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdi...

Google Says $12.5 Billion Acquisition Won't Stifle Competition

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google will pledge to license on fair and reasonable terms the patents it acquires through buying Motorola Mobility, said a perso...

Google's Planned $12.5 Billion Acquisition Issues Warning

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2012 | Technology

(Adds analyst comment, share price) Jan 6 (Reuters) - Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc warned that its fourth-quarter 2011 revenue woul...

Google Chairman Promises Motorola Buyout Won't Mean Favoritism

Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - The executive chairman of Google Inc on Tuesday played down concerns the search giant would give preferential treatment to Motorol...

Google's Biggest Deal Ever Faces Rare Second Investigation

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Justice Department is taking a closer look at Google's proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobili...

Eric Schmidt On Why Google Is Buying Motorola

Bloomberg | Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

Google Inc. (GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt said his company's planned $12.5 billion purchase of smartphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. was aim...

Motorola Mobility Sued For $12.5 Billion

Bloomberg Businessweek | Andrew Harris | Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. and its chief executive officer, Sanjay Jha, were sued by a shareholder claiming they failed to get the best price whe...

Guess Who Else Wanted To Buy Motorola?

GigaOm | Om Malik | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

Google may not have had much of a choice when it came to buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. If it didn’t, someone else would have and that ...

Federal Regulators To Review Google, Motorola Mobility Deal

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators are unlikely to block Google Inc. from buying cellphone maker Motorola Mobility since the acquisition could help driv...

John Rudolf

Google's Motorola Bid To Draw Antitrust Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A move by Google to acquire mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, announced early Monday, will likely draw sharp ...

Bianca Bosker

Why Google Wants To Buy Motorola Mobility

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Google's decision to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, the search giant's largest acquisition to date, underscores a major shift in Google's st...

Jason Gilbert

Google To Buy Motorola Mobility: What It Means For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Now that Google has announced its intention to buy Motorola Mobility -- forming a Frankenstein that shall be named either Googorola or Motoroogle, dep...

11 Things Google Didn't Buy

Posted 10.15.2011 | Comedy

Companies are people, too, and just like a kid with an allowance, there's a finite number of things they can buy at one time. When Google announced th...

Google To Acquire Motorola Mobility

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

This story has been updated. Google announced early Monday morning that it will acquire smartphone maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cas...