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Google + Motorola = Microsoft?

September 20, 2011 1:09 pm | by Eric Setton, Tango | Articles | Comments

Motorola's arsenal of patents warranted the $12.5 billion price tag, and Google is following in the footsteps of iconic phone makers such as Apple and RIM that have both software and hardware integration.

Intel, Google Partner for Atom-Based Android Phones

September 14, 2011 7:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Intel and Google announced a partnership that aims to enable and optimize future versions of Android for Intel's family of Atom processors.

Google Raised Motorola Bid by $3B to Get Deal Done

September 14, 2011 7:52 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google prized Motorola Mobility's patent portfolio so much that it threw in an extra $3 billion to get its takeover offer accepted last month.


Google Gives HTC Patent Ammo in Apple Suit

September 8, 2011 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google is working behind the scenes to protect its Android platform from patent lawsuits.

Analyst: Android, Motorola Gain from Google Acquisition

August 22, 2011 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility could mean good things for both the Android platform and Motorola...

Google Confirms $2.5B Fee for Motorola Deal

August 19, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google released details of its buyout contract with Motorola Mobility yesterday, confirming reports that it has agreed to pay Motorola...

Devs Hope for Best with Google's Moto Acquisition

August 18, 2011 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The deal has been met from all angles with a storm of opinions, observations, praises and criticisms.

S & P Says Sell Google's Shares after Motorola Deal

August 17, 2011 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's is saying investors should sell Google's stock...


OMG: It Is Google’s World

August 16, 2011 1:08 pm | Blogs | Comments

As if anyone were in doubt, it’s Google’s world and we’re just playing in it.   

Motorola Mobility Shares Soar on Google Acquisition

August 15, 2011 8:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google today announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion...

Google Android Offensive Continues with Volley at Microsoft

August 5, 2011 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google's irate missive against Apple and Microsoft yesterday was met with a quick reply from Microsoft...

Report: Android, Apple, Samsung Top U.S. Market

August 5, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

ComScore yesterday released second-quarter numbers that showed two out of five smartphone users in the United States are using Google's Android platform...

Appcelerator: Developers Eye iCloud, Google+

August 3, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Developers are keeping a close eye on how new trends in social media and cloud computing could affect their applications...


Report: Android Takes 48 Percent of Global Market

August 2, 2011 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google's Android operating system is now running on 48 percent of all smartphones on the planet...

Judge Orders Oracle to Rethink Google Suit

July 25, 2011 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Judge William Alsup on Friday ordered Oracle back to the drawing table in its patent infringement allegations against Google.

Report: Apple Tops Android with Enterprise Users

July 22, 2011 8:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Looks like Apple is wearing the suit and tie a bit better than Android these days, according to a second-quarter report from Good Technology.

Google+ App Goes Live in iTunes App Store

July 20, 2011 8:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It's been only three weeks since the launch of Google+ and already iPhone users with a social bent are smiling.

Google Shares Surge on Q2 Earnings

July 15, 2011 8:28 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Shares of Google surged almost 12 percent to $592 per share in after hours trading yesterday...

Flurry: Apple Taking Wind Out of Android's Sail

July 15, 2011 8:20 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

It looks as though Apple is gaining in the developer department thanks to the iPhone launch at Verizon Wireless and the iPad 2.

Review: Google All the Time on the Chromebook

July 14, 2011 8:35 am | by Ron Harris, Associated Press | Articles | Comments

Games, productivity tools and anything else you might need are handled by distant computers connected to the Internet.

Google+ Offers Alternate Buzz

June 29, 2011 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google yesterday unveiled its new social experience, Google+, an alternative to the now defunct Google Buzz.

Oracle Wants 'Billions' from Google in Java Suit

June 17, 2011 8:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Oracle is seeking damages "in the billions of dollars" from Google over the company's use of Java in its Android operating system.

DOJ Said to be Eyeing Apple, Google in Nortel Patent Sale

June 6, 2011 7:58 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Federal antitrust regulators are investigating whether the bidders for Nortel's wireless patents would hamper competition by consolidating control of the valuable technologies...

Schmidt Talks Privacy, Mobile Payments

June 1, 2011 7:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt yesterday took the stage at the ninth-annual All Things D conference...

Google Makes Mobile Wallet a Reality

May 26, 2011 10:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The mobile wallet has arrived, at least in a limited form, as was announced today at Google's press event in New York City. The company announced two new products, the NFC based Google Wallet and Google Offers. The two products

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