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Happy Droid Day: Please Stop Saying "iPhone Killer"

Michael Boland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Boland

Though the Droid looks to be the first formidable challenger to the iPhone, "killer" kind of misses the point; Android based phones have a fundamentally different market reach than the iPhone.

Motorola Sholes Tablet Photos LEAKED | By Andrew Munchbach on December 2nd, 2009 at 11:20am Filed Under: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Our friends over at Mobile Android China seem to have of the first live photos of the Motorola Sholes Tablet (codename). ...

Blackflip: Motorola's 'Inside-Out' Android Phone Debuts

Wired | Priya Ganapati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Motorola launched its third Android smartphone, an attractive, compact device with some surprising hardware innovations and a user interface that aggr...

Motorola Zeppelin Pictures: New Android Phone Reportedly Spotted (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology, a Chinese tech website, claims to have spotted and posted several pictures of what is reportedly the Motorola "Zeppelin" Android phone, a...

Droid Camera Fixes Itself, Verizon Accused Of Remote-Controlling Phone

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When a problem with the Droid's autofocus mysteriously disappeared overnight, paranoid Droid owners assumed that a secret update had been sent over th...

I've Seen The New Google Phone (And It's The Droid)

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ron Galloway

Last summer I wrote a post entitled "Will Verizon Get The iPhone?" in which I argued the point that at some point in 2010 the iPhone will make its way...

How America's Greenest Companies Can Become the Most Peaceful

David Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Sullivan

Commanding four of the top five rankings in Newsweek, the electronics industry appears to be leading the way in environmental sustainability.

Can You Hear Me Now? The Story Behind the Invention of the Cell Phone

Kate Kelly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Kelly

Young people can barely remember a time when we weren't all telephonically tethered, and yet, cell phones are actually a relatively recent development.

Technology Rx for Health Care Reform

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

The consumer electronics industry is defined by rapid innovation and falling prices. Advocates on every side should consider these market-based lessons, as they are relevant to the current health care debate.

Motorola Ex-CFO Lawsuit: Paul Liska Sues Company For Firing Him

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Motorola Inc.'s former chief financial officer has sued the company for firing him, claiming that it was a "retaliatory discharge." ...

Motorola To Slash 4,000 Jobs

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Mobile handset maker Motorola Inc. said Wednesday it will cut 4,000 more jobs in 2009, in addition to 3,000 it announced in Octobe...

iPhone Number One in 3Q: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 11, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

According to a study by the NPD group, Apple's iPhone has overthrown Motorola's RAZR as the most popular selling phone during the third quarter. The...

Microsoft Still Not Interested in Acquiring Yahoo: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 7, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Steve Ballmer noted that Microsoft is not interested in acquiring Yahoo. Ballmer is quoted as saying "We made an offer, we made another offer.. We ...

Motorola To Cut 3,000 Jobs, Mostly From Cell Phone Division

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Motorola (MOT) announced this morning that it's aiming for $800 million in cost savings next year, including $600 million from its money-losing cellph...

Motorola Looks To Android For Quick Cell Fix

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Motorola (MOT) continues to overhaul its depleted cellphone division under new CEO Sanjay Jha, who came over from Qualcomm (QCOM) this summer. Among t...

What Happens When Someone Abuses the Internet to Game the Market

Michelle Leder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Leder

It's deeply disturbing that virtually anyone can go on to a major site and post whatever they want about a publicly traded company with little or no consequence and make money in the process.

Motorola Names David Dorman As Chairman

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Cell phone maker Motorola Inc., which recently settled a proxy battle with activist investor Carl Icahn, said Wednesday it na...

Motorola Exec Refuses To Cut Hair Until Stock Goes Up

Wall Street Journal | JOANN S. LUBLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's quite a tale of a tail. At a meeting of Motorola Inc. executives in May 2000, Patrick Canavan loudly announced that he wouldn't cut his hair unt...

Motorola Settles Squabble With Carl Icahn

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Motorola Inc. made peace with Carl Icahn on Monday, heading off a proxy battle with the billionaire investor by agreeing to seat four ...

Motorola to Split Handsets Into Own Co.

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Motorola Inc. announced plans to separate its struggling handset business from other operations Wednesday, forming two separate, publi...

Icahn Sues for Motorola Board Records

AP | TARA BURGHART | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Motorola Inc. on Monday dismissed as an "unnecessary distraction" billionaire investor Carl Icahn's legal efforts to force it to turn ...

BlackBerry Maker Sues Motorola

Wall Street Journal | Jessica E. Vascellaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. is suing rival Motorola, alleging that the company infringed on several of its patents and tried to extract "...

Recession Could Crush Palm, Hurt RIM, Ding Motorola: Citi

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We already know that the softening U.S. economy has affected telecom carriers AT&T and Comcast. How about cellphone makers? Yep, they're at risk too. ...

Icahn: Stumbling Motorola "Could Melt Away"

CNBC | Lee Brodie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Motorola said on Thursday it is considering separating its loss-making mobile phone unit, in an apparent concession to demands from activist investor ...

Motorola Launches Portable TV With Bad Name

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gadget maker Motorola (MOT) celebrates CES by launching the... "Motorola Mobile TV DVBH compatible DH01 device" Excited? Neither are we--at least no...