Motorola Takes 280 North Toward Web-App Bliss
Motorola earlier this summer acquired a company called 280 North. The company developed a new programming language and framework called Cappucino that helps create web-based applications. Motorola said in a statement to TechCrunch, "The transaction provides Motorola with specialized web-app engineering talent and technology that will help facilitate the continued expansion of Motorola’s application ecosystem. We believe 280 North will be instrumental in helping us continue to foster the Android ecosystem with innovative web-based technologies and applications." Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Review: Motorola Moto Z Play and Hasselblad True Zoom Mod
Motorola's latest Moto Z handset is a compelling and affordable Android smartphone that also happens to be compatible with the company's ecosystem of Moto Mods. Along with the Z Play, we've reviewed the Hasselblad True Zoom camera mod.
Motorola to Close Texas Assembly Plant
Motorola today indicated it will close the Ft. Worth factory used to assemble custom-designed Moto X handsets by the end of the year.
Lenovo Reveals Moto Strategy for 2016
At an event at Mobile World Congress this week, Motorola unit President Rick Osterloh gave an update on the integration of Motorola Mobility into Lenovo, and gave new information on some future plans. The mobility unit of the company is now profitable.
HTML5-Based OS Looking to Supplant Android
H5OS is a new mobile operating system that intends to challenge Google's Android. H5OS was developed by Acadine Technologies, a Hong Kong-based startup founded by former Mozilla President Li Gong.