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Wednesday | The Washington Post

Motorola Mobility v. AU Optronics: A request for interlocutory review gone awry

One of my hobby-horses here is regularity of procedure. For a long time I've been meaning to write a post about the ongoing saga of the Seventh Circuit appeal in Motorola Mobility v.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Lenovo Dismisses U.S. Security Concerns On IBM Buy

A month after word first emerged that Lenovo's mega-deal to buy IBM's low-end server business was running into political headwinds, Lenovo is coming out and directly saying it expects to close the deal by the end of the year.


Related Topix: Lenovo, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, US Military, US Army, Cellphones

Thu Jul 03, 2014


How many friends would you swap for your smartphone?

When asked if you'd rather give up your smartphone or your friends for a week, what would you say? Presumably, everyone would choose friends over a device.


South China Morning Post

Lenovo dismisses US security concerns on IBM buy

Lenovo's purchase of Motorola will get US national security clearance, while its pending purchase of IBM's low-end server unit should also pass but may need some amending Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies.


Related Topix: Lenovo, World News, China, Asia, Blog News, Google, Startups, US Military, US Army

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Survey: One in Seven Would Give Up Friends Before Smartphone

Check out the results of a recent survey sponsored by Motorola Mobility and B2X, which found that one in seven Americans would rather give up their best friends for a week than part with their smartphones.


Tue Jul 01, 2014


Lenovo expects IBM server, Motorola Mobility deals to be completed by year end

Proposed purchases by China's Lenovo Group Ltd of IBM Corp's low-end server unit and Google Inc's Motorola Mobility business should be completed by year-end, Lenovo Chief Executive Officer Yang Yuanqing said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Lenovo

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Jim Wicks, Moto 360 lead designer, discusses new wearable

In wake of the disappointment, Motorola Mobility has uploaded a fairly in-depth interview session with the lead designer of the Moto 360, Jim Wicks.


Related Topix: Watches

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lenovo Made the Right Decision to Buy Motorola

Google just sold Motorola Mobility, one of its worst acquisitions ever, to Chinese tech giant Lenovo for $2.9 billion -- a steep discount from the $12.5 billion it had paid for the company back in August 2011.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fitch Affirms Flextronics' Ratings at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Flextronics International Ltd.'s Issuer Default Rating at 'BBB-'.


Related Topix: Flextronics, Startups

Design News

Manufacturing Is Coming Back. Well, Mostly

I saw some pretty disturbing news recently. Motorola Mobility announced that, by the end of the year, it will close the factory it opened in May 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas, to build smartphones.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, iPhone

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Kodak Alaris Announces Appointments to Board of Directors and Key...

Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited today announced that Brian Larcombe, Patrick De Smedt and Steve Webster are named as non-executive directors of the Board of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited.


Related Topix: Marketing

Wed Jun 18, 2014

DVDCreation Reviews

Lenovo's Coming Disruption in Smartphones Highlighted in New Strategy Analytics Research

Using a proprietary methodology to measure disruption developed by the firm's Strategic Competitor Intelligence program, the disruptive measure earned a score of 87 in one key category, indicating a level of potential disruption categorized in the "Hurricane" range, a classification reserved for events that present a serious potential disruptive ... (more)


Thu Jun 12, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Corrections & Amplifications

A Page One article on June 2 about snags hitting a U.S. insider-trading investigation incorrectly said Mr. Mickelson's trading in Clorox was under scrutiny.


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News


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