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Google's Motorola Mobility detour: Running the numbers

Now that Moto X is more like Moto Ex, Google sheds a lot of future profit headaches. Google's overall return on its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility is debatable, but the search giant looks like it hit eject just in time.

January 30, 2014

Six reasons why Google-Motorola works

Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility solves the search giant's patent problems, gives it a bigger say in hardware integration and fixes a few other issues. Here's a look at the moving parts.

August 15, 2011 by

What is the cloud's killer app?

SAP's chief technology officer Vishal Sikka points out two key areas for continued research, real-time search and mobility for application development in the cloud

May 28, 2009 by

What's the cloud's killer app?

At the Interop conference in Las Vegas, SAP CTO Vishal Sikka shares his views with M.R. Rangaswami, co-founder of the Sand Hill Group on application development in the cloud. He pinpoints two key areas for continued research, real-time search and mobility.

May 26, 2009 by

25% of positioning solutions in 2014 will be alternative solutions: A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Cell-ID

Many next-generation LBS applications such as social networking, local search, advertising, and geo-tagging are expected to be used in urban and indoor environments where GPS either underperforms in terms of fix times or accuracy, or fails altogether. So alternative positioning technologies such as Wi-Fi and Cell-ID will become increasingly important. Since no single positioning technology [...]

March 1, 2009

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