Verizon Wireless is upgrading Motorola Mobility's Droid Bionic to Google's Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system. The operator will push out the over-the-air software update in phases, beginning today.
Arris said Friday that it won approval from the Department of Justice of its $2.35 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility's home division from Google, and that it expects the deal to close on April 17.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit its reportedly working on what is widely believed to be the division's rumored X-Phone, an advanced Android device. But before there was the X-Phone, there was the Droid and the franchise it spawned.
Nearly one-third of the content that cable and satellite TV subscribers watch each week is programs recorded on digital video recorders, Motorola Mobility said Tuesday. The set-top and mobile device manufacturer said it found in its fourth annual Media Engagement Barometer study that live TV viewing remains the most popular option.
Regional carrier SouthernLinc struck an agreement with MVNE Prepaid Wireless Wholesale to add nationwide GSM and UMTS service to its iDEN network footprint, though it is unclear exactly which GSM network SouthernLinc will use for the effort.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is cutting around 1,200 more jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, as its continues to restructure and find its identity inside the search giant.
Verizon Wireless is updating Motorola Mobility's Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx smartphones to run Google's Android 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit confirmed in a job listing that it is seeking a senior director of product management to manage the launch of what is widely believed to be the division's rumored X-Phone, an advanced Android device.
Google said Motorola's mobile phone revenue tumbled almost 40 percent from the same quarter a year ago.
Comcast said Monday that it agreed to spend $150 million to buy 7.85 percent stake in cable technology vendor Arris. The move comes less than one month after Arris struck a deal to buy Motorola Mobility's set-top business from Google for $2.35 billion.