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Rockstar Consortium Sues Google Search Patent
2013-11-01 10:50:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple, Microsoft and others have banded together to sue Google for infringing on search patents. The group, also known as the 'Rockstar consortium,' claim Google and others are infringing on a total of seven patents, some of which cover the way advertising is matched with search results. The Rockstars formed in 2011 to bid against Google and others for a stack of 4,000 Nortel patents. In the end, the Rockstars outbid their...

2013-07-26 12:27:19

Superior charging experience drives surge in Qi adoption PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Google Nexus 7 is the first tablet to feature Qi, the world's most widely-adopted wireless charging standard, according to Google's announcement this week at its "Breakfast with Sundar Pichai" event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110927/CG76018LOGO) The announcement marks another milestone for Qi, as the only wireless charging technology available with new...

Microsoft Sues US Customs For Allowing Motorola Phones Into America
2013-07-14 07:16:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last May, the ITC ruled in favor of Microsoft in its lawsuit against Google over the search giant's use of a technology that keeps calendars in sync. As a part of this ruling, some Motorola Mobility devices that run Google's Android operating system were to be banned in the United States. Now, according to BloombergBusinessweek, Microsoft is suing US Customs for not enforcing this ban and allowing Motorola Mobility phones into the...

2013-06-19 12:30:42

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola Mobility's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group is entering into a groundbreaking new collaboration agreement with eight top U.S. research universities. The Multi-University Research Agreement (MURA) will dramatically streamline the generation of new joint research projects, and pave the way for closer cooperation on the development of fundamental new technologies. The signatories include Motorola, California Institute of...

2013-06-05 08:25:37

FourthWall Platform Extensions Expand Visible World Reach to All Boxes NEW YORK and DULLES, Va., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visible World, the leading provider of targeted television advertising solutions and FourthWall Media(TM), the leading provider of cable platform technology and the largest independent source of set top box viewing data, announced today a partnership bringing together critical assets to maximize marketing effectiveness at scale. (Logo:...

EU Finds Motorola May Have Violated Antitrust Rules
2013-05-07 06:05:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The European Commission said on Monday that Google-owned Motorola Mobility may have abused its leading market position in Germany by denying Apple the right to use some of Motorola´s core mobile phone technology. Motorola Mobility had sought and obtained an injunction from a German court preventing Apple from using its standard-essential patents (SEPs), which are critical to smartphones and tablets. In a statement, the...

2013-04-16 16:28:28

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of manufacturing operations in Tianjin, China, and has assumed the management and operation of the Jaguariuna, Brazil facility from Motorola Mobility LLC, owned by Google. Employees and assets at both locations have transferred to Flextronics. The previously announced agreement also included a manufacturing and services agreement for Motorola...

Xbox Does Not Infringe On Motorola Patents: ITC
2013-03-23 07:09:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A US International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has ruled Microsoft´s Xbox video game console does not infringe upon a patent held by Google´s Motorola Mobility division. In a one-paragraph decision handed down Friday, Judge David Shaw said the method used to facilitate communication between the Xbox hardware and its accessories does not infringe upon the telecommunications equipment company's patents, explained...

Google Lays Off Another 1,200 Motorola Workers
2013-03-08 16:45:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has once again lowered the hatchet upon their newly acquired Motorola Mobility business. Last August, Google cut 20 percent of Motorola´s workforce. A third of their offices worldwide were closed in this round of job cuts. Today, the Wall Street Journal reported Google is now cutting ten percent of Motorola Mobility´s hardware workforce, or about 1,200 employees. Google purchased Motorola Mobility last...

2012-12-19 20:21:34

SUWANEE, Ga. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS), a global innovator in broadband media technology, and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today jointly announced that ARRIS and Motorola Mobility, a Google subsidiary, have entered into a definitive agreement under which ARRIS will acquire the Motorola Home business from Motorola Mobility, for $2.35 billion in a cash-and-stock transaction approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The...