Motorola Mobility Buys Security Firm 3LM
Motorola has signaled its intent to purchase a small software start-up called 3LM. 3LM develops security software for Android smartphones. It was founded by two former Google employees who worked on Android at Google. Motorola hopes the acquisition will allow it to offer better security options for its smartphones and add some appeal to businesses looking at smartphone platforms. Motorola said it will also license out 3LM's technology to other interested handset vendors. The value of the acquisition has yet to be disclosed.