Samsung vs. Apple vs. Nokia, HTC and Motorola. Who cares? All the hardware looks alike. The smartphone battle is won with ecosystems, cloud and sheer marketing.
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As people were licking their lips over the impending launch of the Moto E, Microsoft has attempted to blindside Motorola by introducing the Nokia Lumia 630 at the same time. Game on!
In many respects, the Microsoft-Nokia deal rhymes with Google's Motorola purchase. The difference: Nokia controlled so much Windows Phone distribution that Microsoft had to buy it.
Google's Motorola will build its new flagship in a US facility that once pumped out Nokia phones.
Yesterday Nokia and Motorola created a stir with new smartphone announcements. Nokia showed off its latest Lumia phones and Motorola the latest in the Droid family of Android smartphones. They may have gotten you excited but you can't buy any of them yet.
Both Nokia and Motorola promise great things in their respective press events being held today. We will probably hear about Windows Phone and Intel phones today. Follow them live.
Apple's SIM design would result in handsets costing more to manufacture.
Samsung now sells more mobile phones than any other company, having overtaken former market leader Nokia.The shift, noted by analyst firm Strategy Analytics, marks the first time Nokia has lost the top spot since it overtook then-leader Motorola in 1998, according to a BBC report.
There's a minor battle going on between Apple and much of the mobile phone manufacturing industry to agree a new standard for a smaller SIM identity cards for mobile phones. Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia claim they have a superior proposal for the so-called 4FF (fourth form factor) "nano SIM" design.
Google may have been giving preferential treatment to Motorola for some time, according to documents that have emerged from the Google-Oracle case.That case is largely concerned with Android's use of Java, but a document made public late on Tuesday by Judge Alsup relates to Google's internal plans for benefiting from Android, an open-source mobile operating system that is free to license.
In the wake of Google's bid for Motorola, some analysts are arguing that Microsoft should snap up Nokia. But why would they want to do that?
Speaking to business leaders in Helsinki, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop sees 'trouble ahead' for Android operators in a post Motorola-Google world.
It's inevitable that the Google-Motorola deal will shake up the Android ecosystem. It might even drive one of its top vendors into Microsoft's waiting arms.
Does Google's acquisition of Motorola mean it's finally time for Microsoft to buy Nokia or RIM? I still don't see the potential gains from a handset-maker purchase offsetting the losses.
With Google buying Motorola we are seeing more and more that the consolidated smartphone OS and hardware solution may be the way to success. What will Microsoft do with Nokia? Will HTC and Samsung still make Android devices? There are many questions raised by today's deal.
Chief executive Sanjay Jha has said that if Motorola can get the same treatment as Nokia, it will consider using Windows 8 on its tablets, which are currently based on Android
Motorola Solutions and Huawei have stated that they have settled all litigation between them. As a result, Motorola Solutions will transfer its commercial agreements to Nokia Siemens Networks.
Motorola Solutions and Huawei said they have settled all litigation between the two companies. As a result, Motorola Solutions will transfer its commercial agreements with Nokia Siemens Networks.
A US judge has ruled that Motorola can sell its networking business to Nokia Siemens Networks, but Huawei has won an injunction on any of its own confidential information being transferred in the sale
Nokia is wonderful at hardware. But like Motorola, another veteran of awesome industrial design, Nokia is not terribly strong on the software front — once upon a time it was, but it proved unable to shake itself loose from the now-outdated software of its glory days.
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