Motorola's Handset Arm Prepping for Massive Layoffs
Phone Scoop has learned that Motorola's handset division is expecting a large round of layoffs as soon as this week, according to someone familiar with Motorola's plans. The layoffs are confirmed to be significant and may amount to 50% of the entire handset operation. Motorola's set top box, networking equipment, and enterprise device businesses would not be affected. Phone Scoop has also learned that Motorola is not planning to have a booth at the CTIA Wireless trade show in April, which is the biggest wireless event in the U.S. Lastly, Motorola is prepared to trim the number of new phones it brings to market down to just a dozen per year, and the only smartphones it will produce will be based on Google's Android platform.
Sprint's 'Magic Box' Is An In-Home Small Cell to Help Improve Coverage
May 3, 2017
Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
ARM Reveals DynamIQ Processor Design with AI In Mind
Mar 21, 2017
ARM today announced DynamIQ, a new way to manage multi-core systems that gives them the ability to scale exactly to the tasks or needs at hand. DynamIQ expands on ARM's big.LITTLE technology, which allows for paired sets of high-power and low-power processor cores to tackle specific tasks based on the computing requirements.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Google to Strip SMS from Hangouts May 22
Mar 24, 2017
Google today outlined a number of changes to its various messaging services, including a dramatic shift for Hangouts. Starting May 22, Google Hangouts will no longer support SMS for text messaging between phones.
ARM's Cortex A76 Core Relies On 7nm Process for Speed and Efficiency Gains
May 31, 2018
ARM today announced a new series of processors cores for mobile devices that it says will increase performance without impacting battery life. The new Cortex A76 processor core is built using a 7nm process that ARM says delivers a 35% boost in speed and a 40% improvement in efficiency when compared to its previous 10nm core.
I don't think anyone is surprised by this
All of the European development sites have been shut. That includes the team in Denmark who made the ZN5. A good phone, I hope it continu...
bad news for CDMA customers
I mean, right now CDMA is mostly Moto/Samsung/LG, while GSM is all Moto/Samsung/LG/Sony Ericsson/Nokia.
Bad news for Verizon customers
this could have a real long lasting effect on VERIZON... maybe motorola should ask for a BAIL 🤤 OUT?
The partnership with cell towers that Verizon had with Motorola has already begun to effect customers, as Motorola has slowly started to sell off towers and property once leased to Verizon from Motorola deeming towers u
Not so fastÃ¢â‚¬Â¦Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ this might be a good thing
People come into my store and swear by Moto and will not buy anything but. The w755 has been one of are better seller for the last few months.
I loved the brick phone too. It's hard to imagine these days, but there was a time when they were the coolest phones around 😁
i kid i kid
pull the fork out of em and roll them into the street...
R.I.P. Motorola Q
razr=worst phone ever made...
Q= second worst phone ever made...
q9= 3rd worst ever made
motorola=slow crappy retarded phones
Then again, Moto skated by a l...
👀 But this means serious trouble for Nextel...