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.
When Marty Cooper called his rival 40-years ago, he knew he had something good, but no clue aout how good. Here's the good, the bad and the ugly models in cell phone history.
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.
Google has bought Motorola, in a move nobody saw coming. Here's what the search giant is getting, whether it likes it or not
Google has purchased Motorola to help it defend Android from existing and future patent litigation but will continue to run it as a separate business
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
The UK facility will account for one tenth of NSN's global job cuts, which the networking equipment company blames on delays in closing its takeover of Motorola's networking business
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