RIM Sues Motorola Over Jobs
Research In Motion has filed a lawsuit against Motorola, alleging that the U.S. company is improperly blocking it from hiring former Motorola employees. The two companies agreed in February that they would not solicit one another's employees. RIM says that agreement dissolved in August, but Motorola disagrees. RIM is seeking unspecified damages, and cites unfair competition on the part of Motorola.
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.
Review: Motorola Moto Z2 Force
The Moto Z2 Force is a semi-rugged — and yet stylish — flagship smartphone from Motorola. This sleek handset boasts dual cameras, top specs, and a nearly unbreakable "ShatterShield" screen.
Motorola to Let Others Make Mods for Z Droids
Motorola today showed off the Z Droid and Z Droid Force handsets, which are compatible with magnetic modules that attach to the back. The Z Droid and Z Droid Force will have access to a handful of Moto Mods at launch, but Motorola hopes other companies will make Mods, too.
Lenovo Announces Layoffs, Remains 'Committed' to Motorola
Lenovo today announced a workforce reduction that will see close to 2% of the company's 55,000 employees losing their jobs. Most of the more-than-1,000 cuts impact Lenovo-owned Motorola.
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.