Motorola Acquires Viewdle
Motorola confirmed that it has acquired Viewdle, which develops augmented reality, gesture, and image recognition technology. "Motorola and Viewdle have an existing commercial agreement and have been collaborating for some time," said Motorola in a statement. Viewdle is headquartered in California, but has a significant presence in the Ukraine. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Motorola is owned by Google.
Review: Motorola Moto X for Verizon Wireless
Motorola is back with a new version of its X, its top-of-the-line smartphone. The X is a better competitor than last year's device as far as features go and takes build quality to the next level.
Hands-On: Motorola Moto E, 2nd Gen.
Motorola's new Moto E handset improves specs across the board, including the screen, processor, and storage. It also adds LTE 4G.
Motorola Has to Stop Selling Phones in Germany
Motorola Mobility USA and Motorola Deutschland have been ordered to stop selling mobile phones in Germany after they were found guilty of infringing on a patent. A German court said Motorola's devices are improperly using patented antenna technology owned by LPKF Laser & Electronics AG.
Lenovo Completes Acquisition of Motorola
Google has completed its sale of Motorola to Lenovo. Google first announced plans to sell Motorola in January.
Motorola Owes Microsoft $14.5 Million Over Patent Spat
An appeals court has sided with Microsoft and upheld a 2013 verdict that says Motorola has to pay Microsoft for refusing to license standard-essential patents at fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory rates. This particular case began in 2010, when Microsoft sued Motorola for failing to pay it patent-licensing fees for technology found in Motorola's Android smartphones.