Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside today shared some thoughts on the company's future. Chief among them, speed is important; not only of the network speed, but of the device itself, too. Motorola is also focusing on power management moving forward so it can deliver thin devices that provide excellent battery life. Show More Summary
Clever engineering, good design and Google's long-term commitment are all working in Motorola's favor, says the boss.
During its press event in New York City earlier today, Motorola promised to upgrade “most” of its 2011 device portfolio to Android 4.1. But Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside also said that the company will offer a $100 credit to any users...Show More Summary
Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside at the company's event earlier today. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) Google-owned Motorola Mobility is apparently quite serious about keeping recent smartphone buyers happy, enough to offer $100 towards the purchase...Show More Summary
Motorola head Dennis Woodside has pledged that the company will attempt to upgrade all of its new and existing Android handsets to Jelly Bean. However, for some units, the latest version of Google's mobile OS is going to be too "compromised" to use properly. Show More Summary
I’m at an event in midtown Manhattan hosted by Motorola Mobility, a unit of Google (GOOG), the second in a wave of product unveilings following Nokia’s (NOK) debut of new phones this morning. Moto CEO Dennis Woodside is on stage, talking about how Moto has a long history of solving very tough technical problems, especially [...]
As reported in May, Google closed its purchase of Motorola Mobility at $12.5 billion and a CEO shuffle that sees Dennis Woodside replacing Sanjay Jha in the role. The price has been...
Google Inc. completed its $12.5 billion acquisition of phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. on Tuesday and said it has appointed a Google executive as the new CEO of the business. Dennis Woodside, previously president of Google’s Americas region, is Motorola’s new CEO. Departing CEO Sanjay Jha will help to ensure a smooth transition, Google [...]
Google is officially a hardware company, now that its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola has closed and Google has placed Dennis Woodside in charge as CEO. That means it faces the nightmarish task of managing a supply chain for all...Show More Summary
Dennis Woodside is a loyal Google soldier -- and now he's been selected by the search company to run its new hardware arm, Motorola Mobility. The rationale? Woodside knows advertising, and mobile advertising is a Google weak point.
Google’s $12+ billion Motorola deal is closed, and Google veteran Dennis Woodside is taking over as Motorola CEO. Now the fun begins. For a variety of reasons, this has the potential to be Google’s most interesting project yet. This is Google’s first and biggest opportunity to make cool, real, physical things that could change the way people live. Show More Summary
Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility officially closes. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha is history, and the new CEO is Dennis Woodside, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer who has been with Goodle since 2003.
Google’s CEO announced today that it has closed on its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola and named former Americas chief Dennis Woodside to take the helm.Anytime a company spends almost $13 billion for a company, it’s news. Any anytime Larry Page writes a blog, it’s news. But today’s announcement, made possible after [...]
Google just announced it closed the deal on its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, but new reports suggest that direct-competitor Apple tried to poach newly-appointed Motorola chief and Googler Dennis Woodside sometime last year. Bloomberg, which cited two people familiar with the matter, claimed Apple’s CEO Tim Cook contacted Woodside and tried to lure [...]
With Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility finally completed, a new report has brought to light the fact that Apple, one of its biggest rivals, tried to lure away...
Google acquired Motorola Mobility and put Dennis Woodside, a former lawyer and consultant, in charge of the company. So, who the heck is Dennis Woodside? He's an Iron Man triathlete not even Apple CEO Tim Cook could poach, according to a new report by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Show More Summary
Google has finally closed its much-talked-about $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, Google CEO Larry Page announced today on the company’s blog. “I’m excited to announce today that our Motorola Mobility deal has closed,” Page wrote. “Motorola is a great …
Having received final approval from Chinese authorities at the weekend, Google has announced that its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility (MMI) has finally closed, with Dennis Woodside becoming the company’s...
Google has officially acquired Motorola Mobility as of today. Sanjay Jha, Motorola's former CEO, has stepped down. He'll be replaced by Google's Dennis Woodside. Here's the official announcement from Larry Page, Google's CEO: The phones in our pockets have become supercomputers that are changing the way we live. Show More Summary
Last week, Google selected Dennis Woodside, president of Americas at Google, to become the CEO of Motorola Mobility, according to a report by Bloomberg. That leaves Sanjay Jha, the current CEO, and his role up in the air. Google didn't...Show More Summary