Google did not infringe Oracle patents; Google-Motorola Deal - What Now?

Google's Android did not infringe Oracle patents, jury finds " Google's Android operating system does not infringe Oracle's Java patents, a jury in San Francisco found Wednesday, in a setback for Oracle. 

The Google/Motorola Deal is Done. What Now?
Now that Google has leapt over the last hurdle on closing the deal to buy Motorola Mobility (here's the press release), it seems timely to take a look at why this deal is happening in the first place and what might come next. Before I take that look, ...

Google, Motorola Deal Closes; Facebook IPO Probe; Tesla Model S On Tap
PC Magazine
By Angela Moscaritolo Topping tech headlines on Tuesday: Google completed its $12.5 billion merger of Motorola Mobility. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has stepped down, and Dennis Woodside, a senior vice president at Google who has been overseeing the merger ...

Google finally (officially) buys Motorola Mobility. Now what?
Christian Science Monitor
By Matthew Shaer / May 23, 2012 Google has officially sealed the deal on a multimillion dollar acquisition of Motorola Mobility, a hardware manufacturer. Here, aMotorola handset displaying the Google homepage. Back in February, European antitrust ...

Christian Science Monitor

Under Google's Wing, Motorola Can Stop Dabbling
"Since Android came out, a lot of handset OEMs have dabbled in the software space, and they're not that great at it," he explained. Motorola Mobility's (NYSE: MMI) financial performance has been less than stellar in the last three years, ...

Motorola Mobility, HQed in Libertyville, bought by Google
In this file photo, a Motorola Mobility Xoom tablet is shown at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo / Paul Sakuma, File) May 23, 2012 (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Google has completed its $12.5 billion purchase of device makerMotorola ...

Google officially acquires Motorola Mobility for US$12.5 billion
by Don Reisinger | 23 May 2012 8:30am SGT Google announced plans to acquireMotorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in August. Upon doing so, the companies had to clear regulatory hurdles to get the deal done. Regulators in both the US and the European ...


A look at Motorola Mobility's new regime
By AP Google promptly reshuffled Motorola Mobility's management Tuesday after completing its $12.5 billion acquisition of the device maker. Longtime Google Inc. executive Dennis Woodside is replacing Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha as the company's ...

Google completes Motorola deal, heralding new era
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE Google has completed its $12.5 billion purchase of device maker Motorola Mobility in a deal that poses new challenges for the Internet's most powerful company as it tries to shape the future of mobile computing.

Android Malware Spikes in 2012
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin According to McAfee the number of malicious Android apps surged from the hundreds to the thousands in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the same period last year. In "McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2012" the company reported that ...

Philly Deals: Google mum on plans for Motorola operation in Horsham
Philadelphia Inquirer
Google Inc.'s purchase of mobile-phone maker Motorola Mobility, completed Tuesday, makes the California-based search-and-software giant a major employer in suburban Philadelphia. At least for now. Horsham remains headquarters for the company's Motorola ...

Google closes $12.9 billion deal for Motorola Mobility
Chicago Tribune
Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has stepped down as CEO of Motorola Mobility. (Andrew Kelly, Reuters Photo ) Motorola Mobility Holdings' journey has seen the maker of the world's first commercial cellphone dominate its rivals, nearly fall into obsolescence and...

Chicago Tribune

Google's notable acquisitions besides Motorola
By AP On Tuesday, Google Inc. completed its $12.5 billion deal to take over Motorola MobilityHoldings Inc. The deal is Google's largest ever -- nearly four times larger than the previous high, the 2008 purchase of online advertising company ...

Google Closes Motorola Buyout
Google Inc. (GOOG - Analyst Report) has finally closed its acquisition of cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (MMI - Analyst Report) for $12.5 billion ($40 a share). The merger was approved by regulators in China on the condition that ...

Cracks In The Myth of iOS Superiority
It has been building iOS and its ecosystem since the iPhone launched in 2007. iOS made Apple the world's most valuable company. Steve Jobs was a genius, and Jony Ives and the other wizards of Cupertino carry on the magic. Surely iOS is the best smart ...

Motorola Under Google: 3 Possible Futures
Now that Google has officially and completely swallowed up Motorola Mobility, the question becomes: What now? It's a good question. When Google announced it was acquiring the company that built the iconic RAZR phone in August last year, it caught many ...

Motorola launches TV operating system for service providers
By Lee Bell ELECTRONICS MAKER Motorola has revealed a snazzy operating system (OS) for internet-connected television sets that will integrate with computers and mobile devices. Shown off in the US at The Cable Show event in Boston on Tuesday, ...

Google Finalizes Acquisition of Motorola Mobility.
X-bit Labs
Starting Tuesday, Google is the owner of Motorola Mobility and therefore now sells hardware and provides software and services. The acquisition, which should let Google to improve the Android ecosystem, is now complete. “I'm happy to announce the deal...

X-bit Labs

Google closes on Motorola Mobility acquisition
Google says it has completed its acquisition of phone maker Motorola Mobility and it has appointed a Google executive as the new CEO of the business. Google says Dennis Woodside, previously president of Google's Americas region, is Motorola's new CEO.

Will Microsoft Benefit From the Google-Motorola Deal?
New York Times (blog)
Last August, when Google first announced its plans to buy Motorola Mobility, which builds smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes, Google stressed that it was primarily interested in the hardware maker's trophy case of patents to help it fend off rivals ...

New York Times (blog)

Google's Motorola deal heralds new era
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Published: May 23, 2012 Leave a comment SAN FRANCISCO — Google has completed its $12.5 billion purchase of device maker Motorola Mobility in a deal that poses new challenges for the Internet's most powerful company as it tries to ...

Google names new Motorola Mobility team
Chicago Sun-Times
BY SANDRA GUY Business Reporter May 22, 2012 8:20PM Google swiftly installed its own leadership team at Motorola Mobility, naming Dennis Woodside, 43, a sales and advertising executive who has spent the past three years immersed in online advertising, ...

What I hope to come from Google's completed acquisition of Motorola
Shortly after the proposed acquisition, Google came forward and alluded that they were in it for more than just patents and sought to ”supercharge the Android ecosystem”. They wanted Motorola Mobility for their hardware, too, and that they can "enhance ...

GameFly kicks off mobile game fund and Android
That includes today's announcement of a new game development fund to help iOS and Androiddesigners get their games launched and an online Android GameStore. The Android store complements GameFly's current iOS app that offers Game of the Day ...

Comcast Adds Free Wi-Fi Calling for Voice Subscribers
PC Magazine
Using their existing home phone number and the Comcast mobile app, customers will be able to make and receive phone calls and send text messages from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, orAndroid smartphone for free when they are connected to a Wi-Fi ...

HTC Updates Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade List
By Jared Newman, PCWorld May 23, 2012 7:48 AM HTC has updated its list of phones that will getAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a roster that now includes the Evo 3D, Rezound, Rhyme, Amaze4G and Droid Incredible 2. HTC's upgrade FAQ lists 17 ...

Motorola is Razr sharp - review
Motorola has resurrected its popular Razr brand in hopes of taking a larger share of thesmartphone market and the super thin device delivers a truly smart experience. A few showers. More sun than clouds. Mild. The Motorola Razr delivers smart ...

Galaxy S III sets Android pre-order record
TG Daily
UK carrier Vodafone has confirmed that it has received more pre-orders for the device than any other Android phone in history, and it certainly wouldn't be surprising if the story was the same for other carriers. "With over a week to go until launch, ...

TG Daily

Google To 'Rein In' Android Mobile Operating System
NewsFactor Network
To improve what's being seen as fragmentation in the Google Android system, Google plans to give multiple mobile-device makers early access to new releases of Android and said it would sell devices made by those manufacturers directly to consumers.

Mobile security researchers present Android Malware Genome ...
By James Trew
Android's openness, combined with its popularity, has lead a few of the developer faithful astray -- with malware being a legitimate concern for the. ... HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE delayed at customs due to ITC exclusion order (updated) ...

Galaxy Note 10.1 gets a stylus bay along with ... - Android Community
By Michael Crider
The new S-Pen stylus is somewhat smaller and more similar to the original smartphone Galaxy Note, the better to keep that 10-inch tablet body slim. Samsung will be offering a larger and more traditional “pen-shaped” version of the stylus for ...
Android Community

Sanjay Jha, Other Motorola Executives Leave Google - Ina Fried ...
By Ina Fried
The first day as part of Google was greeted largely with a sigh of relief by Motorola Mobilityemployees, who have been waiting in limbo for months as the deal made its way through regulatory processes throughout the globe. The biggest ...

Microsoft Office coming to Android tablets in November [Rumor]
By Kevin Krause
Microsoft Office, which has been rumored for sometime now to be headed to Apple's iOS (or at least the iPad), should also be making a debut on Android later this year. The full suite of Office apps is said to look pretty similar to an early leak ...
Android Phone Fans

Microsoft Office -- iPad, Android tablet version to launch in November
By Jonathan S. Geller
BGR has learned from a reliable source that Microsoft is currently planning to release the company's full Office suite for not only Apple's iPad, but for Android tablets as well. The company is targeting November of this year for both launches.
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

VIA launches $49 Android PC System | Ubergizmo
By Gene Ryan Briones
Last week, we reported about the AllWinner A10 Android 4.0 PC that was a Lilliputian and was sold for $74. Of course, there were other cool miniature PCs too such as the Raspberry Pi and the FXI Cotton Candy. And [...]

How to Install Android Apps to the SD Card by Default & Move ...
By Chris Hoffman
Android apps install to the internal storage by default, but you can also set the SD card as your default install location. This trick allows you to move almost any app to the SD card – no root access required. This tweak requires Android 2.2 or ...
How-To Geek

Are You Sleeping With Your Smartphone? - Leslie A. Perlow - HBS ...
By Leslie A. Perlow
Do you check your wireless device when you're not working? What causes you to do so? Does the job require it? Do you like feeling needed? Yes, the client or customer might call. Yes, there are stresses from managing across time zones.

TiVo planning iOS streaming for this summer | TUAW - The Unofficial ...
By Mike Schramm
Here's some good news for TiVo users: The DVR company is planning to follow the lead of other broadcasting services, and provide for streaming of recorded TiVo content to iOS devices later this summer. To do so, you'll need to have a TiVo Premiere, which is the ... And by "mobile device," we mean the iPhone or the iPad -- TiVo has only mentioned the capability for Apple devices so far, soAndroid users are out of luck for now. There are already plenty of ways to watch TV or movies ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Video Streaming from TiVo to iOS Devices Coming This Summer ...
By Jordan Golson
TiVo owners can control their devices via an iOS app on the iPhone and iPad, but -- for the moment -- can only watch shows on their television. ...
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors...

Best Android apps for TV lovers and couch potatoes
By Carl Parker
With TV Guide on your Android device, you won't have that problem. You can quickly see what's on TV right from the palm of your hand so you can decide what channel you'll be watching even before you turn on the TV. You can also manage ...
Android Authority

Google officially owns Motorola: What happens now?
By Jeffrey Van Camp
And as a company who made a big, early bet on Android, Motorola has become an incredibly valuable partner to Google.” ... Less devices, but better: This quote comes from the press release: “Our aim is simple: to focus Motorola Mobility's remarkable talent on fewer, bigger bets, and create wonderful devices that are used by people around the world.” It looks like Google hopes ... Thanks to Apple, HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE banned 'indefinitely' from the US (Update: EVO free) ...
Digital Trends

Android.Gamex | Symantec
Remove Android.Gamex - Symantec Security Response provides comprehensive internet protection expertise to guard against complex threats, information ...

Motorola Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich schedule updated ...
Motorola device owners have been pretty vocal about their want for Android 4.0 Ice ... Droid RAZR, Droid RAZR MAXX and XOOM 3G/4G owners have the most to be ... Motorola XOOM WiFi Android4.0.3 OTA now available in Canada · Motorola Mobility launches the Motorola Xoom 2 family of tablets in Sweden, elsewhere ...

HTC Evo 4G LTE review | from TechRadar's expert reviews of ...
HTC Evo 4G LTE review - The HTC Evo 4G LTE has it all - amazing specs, ... The HTC Evo 4G LTEcomes packed with Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich ...

IPhone & Android Video chat | ooVoo Mobile Devices
ooVoo mobile video calling, phone calls and text chat are available on these devices. Try ooVoo's Mobile Video Chat on your iPhone or Android!

Google completes Motorola Mobility acquisition - Yahoo! News
Google has been reassuring its Android partners that Motorola's devices won't ... Although it initially was drawn to Motorola Mobility for its patents, Google has ...

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