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Google's sale of Motorola may signal a stronger bond between Google and Samsung — and a threat to Windows Phone

Google's sale of Motorola may signal a stronger bond between Google and Samsung — and a threat to Windows Phone

In a surprise move today, Google announced the sale of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion dollars. On the face of it, that looks like financial loss from the original $12.5 billion purchase price by Google in 2012. However, keep in mind that price for just the hardware division, as Google will retain "the vast majority" of the Motorola patent portfolio (licensing them to...

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Court denies Google appeal against Microsoft's German injunction over multi-part text message interface

Court denies Google appeal against Microsoft's German injunction over multi-part text message interface

I know what you're thinking, "Oh, not more patents!" Believe me, we wish we could simply forget about the business altogether and focus on technology and innovation, but we're talking about multiple corporations here. Microsoft is battling it out against Google and are currently in a strong position. This has been reinforced with ZTE becoming the 20th company to have taken a royalty-...

Rich Edmonds 20
Microsoft News Roundup - Motorola getting banned, Office 2013 has apps and Nokia stock is a go

Microsoft News Roundup - Motorola getting banned, Office 2013 has apps and Nokia stock is a go

Although news on or about Windows Phone may be slow coming out today there’s still plenty going on in the tech world that’s tied to Microsoft with some residual effects for our favorite mobile OS. Instead of spamming our own site with tangential news, we figured we would just summarize in a digest. Cool? Today’s new stories that we've found interesting are the following— Motorola...

Daniel Rubino 6