Categories: Motorola

Blockbuster Moves onto Droid X

Posted by: Olga Kharif on June 23

Blockbuster is expanding its mobile efforts. On June 23, Verizon Wireless announced that Blockbuster on Demand, an online movie buying and rental service, will become available on the new Motorola...

Motorola to Grow Carrier Services Business

Posted by: Olga Kharif on March 03

Motorola General Manager Bruce Brda has big plans for the company’s networks mobility business, which specializes in next-generation wireless equipment and was recently spit off from a larger division. The networks unit, which on Feb. 11 was combined with a unit that makes radios and computers for corporate and government customers, wants to boost revenue generated from services, such as helping carriers design and make more efficient use of their new wireless networks.

Will Motorola Move to California?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on February 23

Based in Chicago ever since it was founded in 1928, Motorola is contemplating a move to California, according to co-CEO Sanjay Jha.

Inside the Droid Launch: A New Motorola?

Posted by: Spencer Ante on October 28

Who was the big winner of today's much-hyped Droid launch? Sure, the warm reception that the new Android-based smartphone is receiving is a big win for all of the parties...

Will Moto Cliq Sell as Well as Palm Pre?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on October 15

In a research note released today, Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry reports that Motorola is prepping to produce 25,000 to 30,000 units of its new Cliq handset per week.

Motorola to Release 10 Android Phones?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on September 17

Motorola plans to release at least 10 cell phones based on Android operating system in the next six to 10 months, according to a report from Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry released this morning. On Sept. 10, Motorola showed off its first Android phone, called the Cliq.

Windows Mobile: Losing Ground at Motorola?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on April 30

Motorola reported its first-quarter results this morning, and not once did co-CEO Sanjay Jha mention his company's plans for Windows Mobile. I think that's significant.

Motorola Sells Good Technology

Posted by: Olga Kharif on February 24

When I read that Motorola has sold its Good Technology division today, an alarm went off in my head. Good Technology staffers have been at the heart of Android development at Motorola. For months now, they've been working on new phones built around the Android operating system, developed by a slew of companies including Google. Motorola's execs have touted Android-based phones as their future, as the products that will pull the company out of the mess it is in. But now, Motorola is selling Good? What is going on?

How Broad Is Dell’s Brand?

Posted by: Aaron Ricadela on January 30

The latest reports that Dell is eyeing the smart phone market also beg the question whether any foray into consumer electronics—now or in the future—can successfully expand its portfolio. A...

LIVE: Surprise! Google Beats Third-Quarter Profit Forecasts

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 16

UPDATE: More from the call after the jump, which I'll keep updating as it proceeds... Google just reported third-quarter results, and it managed to defy skeptics who thought it might...

Tit for Tat: Microsoft and Icahn "Set the Record Straight"

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 14

Yahoo came out swinging yesterday and today with an impassioned defense of its rejection of Microsoft's latest offer, an improved bid for Yahoo's search operations. Now, Microsoft has fired back...

Fancy That: Yahoo's Actually Getting Some Support for a Change

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 14

After months of getting reamed out by shareholders and assorted pundits for supposedly blowing the Microsoft deal, Yahoo finally has managed to get some sympathy. It may simply be that...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft-Icahn Search Bid--But Was It a Serious Bid?

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 13

Yahoo has rejected yet another bid to buy its search operations, this time a combined, take-it-or-leave-it offer from Microsoft and activist investor Carl Icahn. The embattled Internet pioneer said the...

Yahoo Debuts "Build Your Own Search Service"

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 10

As Google keeps growing its share of search queries, it's hard not to wonder if anything's going to slow it down. Tonight, Yahoo is throwing up a long pass in...

Microsoft: We Might Buy Yahoo If Shareholders Fire Board

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 07

The pressure for Yahoo to knuckle under and do a deal with Microsoft just keeps rising. This morning, Microsoft said in a statement that it's willing to return to the...

Yahoo to Stockholders: We Know What We're Doing, Really!

Posted by: Rob Hof on June 25

As Yahoo's top management prepares for a last-ditch roadshow to persuade big investors they should reject Carl Icahn's slate and vote for Yahoo's existing board, the company has released a...

Motorola Kremlinology

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on December 04

In the bad old days of the Soviet Union, when a party leader fell from grace all trace of his existence disappeared down the memory hole. A similar fate seems...

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