Latest Sanjay Jha Stories

2014-06-10 16:24:15

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light (http://light.co/) has raised a $9.7MM Series A to reimagine photography. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116324 Light was co-founded by Dave Grannan (CEO) and Rajiv Laroia (CTO). Prior to Light, Grannan was CEO of Vlingo, the first natural language speech recognition service for mobile phones. Vlingo provided speech recognition for the first Siri app and powered Samsung's S-Voice product. Nuance Communications...

Motorola CEO: Carriers Want Custom Android Devices
2012-01-12 06:09:32

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha told The Verge at CES that it cannot make money selling stock Android devices. He said, “Verizon and AT&T don´t want seven stock [Ice Cream Sandwich] devices on their shelves. The vast majority of the changes we make to the OS are to meet the requirements that carriers have.” According to InformationWeek, the network operators are fine with the idea of allowing handset makers to tweak their Android user experience so that it stands apart from...

Motorola Shareholders Vote In Favor Of Google Merger
2011-11-18 13:28:50

Motorola  shareholders voted on Thursday in 99 percent favor of the company's merger with Google. The merger will see that Google pays about $12.5 billion for Motorola.  The shareholders met at the Special Meeting of Stockholders to vote. "We are pleased and gratified by the strong support we have received from our stockholders, with more than 99 percent of the voting shares voting in support of the transaction," Sanjay Jha, chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility, said in a...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.