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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...

Motorola Mobility Looks To Close South Korean Operations
2012-12-10 11:23:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday Motorola Mobility announced that it will close most of its operations in South Korea in 2013 as part of ongoing restructuring. The decision to shutter the doors in the Asian nation will affect about 500 jobs. This follows a decision made last month to close down most international Motorola websites and to lay off about 4,000 workers. This comes as part of the restructuring of the company under Google ownership. Google...

Apple And Google Team Up For Kodak Patents
2012-12-09 07:05:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The two companies may be bitter rivals in the courtroom, but reports have surfaced Apple and Google have joined forces in an attempt to acquire Kodak's patent portfolio. Sources have told Bloomberg Businessweek the Cupertino, California-based Mac, iPad and iPhone developer and the Mountain View, California-based search engine giant are teaming up in order to secure more than $500 million worth of the photography company's patents...

More Motorola Layoffs Coming Warns Google
2012-10-04 12:17:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the several months since Google acquired Motorola Mobility in May, it seems that the only news that's come out of the $12.5 billion acquisition has to do with job losses. After a round of Motorola layoffs in August that cut 20 percent of the unit's employees, Google has issued a warning of further cuts in a recent SEC Form 8-K/A filing. In the SEC filing, Google estimates charges of approximately $300 million for...

Apple Wins Preliminary Sales Ban On Motorola Phones In Germany
2012-09-14 12:40:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple has just been handed yet another significant victory in their global court battles with Android smartphone manufacturers. Yesterday, a German court ruled in favor of the iPhone maker, saying Google´s very own Motorola Mobility violated the “over scroll bounce” patent. More commonly referred to as the “rubber band” patent, this iPhone feature was also the center of contention during the...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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