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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...

Motorola Mobility CEO Out

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc completed its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc and named a new chief executive for the cellpho...

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. ...

TiVo Sues Motorola, Time Warner Cable For Infringement

Forbes | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

TiVo disclosed in an 8-K filing with the SEC this morning that it has filed a patent infringement suit in federal court in Texas against Motorola Mobi...

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 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...

OOPS: Used Tablets For Resale Still Had Personal Data On Them

AP | Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Motorola Mobility says about 100 Xoom tablet computers that it refurbished for sale on Woot.com may not have been properly wiped of the pr...

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...

iPad Rival Struggling To Keep Up

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Motorola Mobility, which makes cellphones and cable set-top boxes, reported a smaller loss in the latest quarter as phone shipments r...

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...

For Motorola CEO, Google Deal Means Big Pay Day

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. on Wednesday revealed that CEO Sanjay Jha stands to get $66 million if the deal to sell hi...

How Google Plans To Protect Android From Apple

Bloomberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

Among Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.’s more than 17,000 patents, a group of 18 may prove most useful in Google Inc. (GOOG)’s effort to fend off l...

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...

Standard & Poor's Slams Google For Motorola Deal

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Standard & Poor's is saying investors should sell Google's stock because it believes the search leader's decision to buy Motorola Mobility...

Google's Motorola Acquisition Shifts the Battle

Stephen Estes | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology
Stephen Estes

Most companies try to defeat their competitors by beating them at their own game. Great companies change the game and the playing field. Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility does just that.

The Innovation Age Starts Now: Let's Make it Matter

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology
Heidi Sinclair

We are no longer in the Information Age. We are now in the Innovation Age. Innovation by nature is a state of constant change. We need to understand that impact, and ensure that innovation is seen as an engine for positive progress globally.

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...

Google's 5 Most Expensive Acquisitions To Date

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Google announced on its blog Monday that it plans to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash. If the deal is approved by antitrust regula...

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...