Do you remember back in the late 1990s when mobile phones were all the rage, and Nokia ruled the roost, while the likes of Motorola and Sony Ericsson were jockeying for the rest of the crumbs that fell from the table? There were also...Show More Summary
Lenovo has managed to return its mobile division to a profit after purchasing Motorola last year, meeting its four to six quarter target.
Lenovo is making money in PCs despite a flaccid market, and declining mobile sales apparently aren't bothering it, either. The company made a solid $300 million in net profit this quarter, even though overall sales were down eight percent over last year. Show More Summary
Tomorrow will mark the two-year anniversary of Lenovo’s announcement that it would purchase Motorola Mobility. Since the two companies became one, Motorola has continued to function much the same as before. But change may be in the works. Just weeks ago, Lenovo announced that [...]
Nubo, whose software enables employees to access company files on their own mobile devices, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Magma Venture Partners and Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Read More
Last week when Lenovo’s head of mobile Chen Xudong revealed that the Motorola brand would be phased out, there were some hints of what the future could look like for Moto-branded handsets, namely how they will sport fingerprint sensors and how the company will focus on phones larger than 5-inches. Show More Summary
Last night, a report out of China’s Sina that included an interview with Lenovo’s Chen Xudong, the head of the company’s mobile business, went through a really fun media cycle that took a whole bunch of translation completely out of context and then turned it all into an embarrassing display of journalism. Show More Summary
The fact that a name has an amazing legacy doesn't mean it should be kept propped up forever. A little less than a year ago, Chinese PC behemoth Lenovo announced it was buying Motorola Mobility from Google. In the press release announcing...Show More Summary
A roundup of the best stories on mobile from other sites, collected by Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for mobile. Goodbye, Moto(rola). Iconic Brand Name to Be Phased OutC-Net got an interview with Motorola’s chief...Show More Summary
Clutch your Razr tight and give the StarTAC under your pillow a pat — the Motorola name will soon be a thing of the past. After buying Motorola Mobility from Google in 2014, Lenovo has decided to put the brand name out to pasture as it combines its two phone businesses under the company name. Don’t shed too many …
‘After buying the Motorola Mobility from Google in 2014 for $2.91 billion, Lenovo is now planning to replace the name ‘Motorola’ with ‘Moto by Lenovo’. This re-branding means that we won’t be able to see the iconic brand name ‘Motorola’ on the smartphones henceforth. Show More Summary
Motorola, a name synonymous with mobile phones given th […]
Remember there were rumors that Lenovo might merge its mobile division with Motorola, essentially meaning that all Lenovo phones would be branded as Motorola devices? Turns out not only were the rumors wrong, but it’s actually the opposite too! According to Motorola’s COO Rick Osterloh, Motorola will actually be the one that’s phased out. Show More Summary
Moto phones will soon no longer carry the Motorola branding. They will instead be known as Lenovo phones, while maintaining the “Moto” nickname and the winged “M” logos. Lenovo bought the Motorola mobile division from Google back in 2014. Rick Osterloh, Motorola’s chief operating officer, told CNET about the change at CES today.
A fateful day has arrived in mobile history, because Lenovo has announced that it will be will be phasing out the Motorola brand name later this year. Lenovo purchased Motorola Mobility for nearly $3 billion in 2014, but has continued to let the [...]
Spotlight Stories, which made their debut on Motorola phones, can now be found on YouTube in 360 degrees. Made to offer a unique mobile experience for viewers, these stories are from well-known filmmakers....
If you don’t mind paying a bit more than other video monitors, Motorola’s MBP853 Connect has the tools and mobility to give you peace of mind.
Motorola’s conspicuous reluctance to follow other manufacturers in offering a metal-clad flagship handset may be poised to change, if a photo published by Chinese mobile site cnBeta does indeed feature next year’s version of the Moto X. However, the accompanying report cautions that it is only a prototype, and may not end up representing the […]
Intro Pre-history Early days Making it big Transformed Samsung rises Jelly Bean Era Coming soon Coming soon Since Jim Wicks joined Motorola back in 2001, the mobile industry has changed beyond all recognition. Smartphones now dominate the landscape, which has been transformed by the arrival of the iPhone and the rapid growth of the Android ecosystem. Show More Summary
Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. unveiled its new Moto […]