Motorola takes another shot at smartphone redemption

2016-10-20 13:12

Motorola, the name that kicked off the mobile revolution, arrives back in South Africa this week – with more than just a smartphone, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Guy Kawasaki: Startup pre-mortems help prevent post-mortems

2015-08-21 16:23

Get the team together, pretend the product has failed and work out why so you can avoid it in future, says Guy Kawasaki, ex-advisor to Google's Motorola business unit.

Motorola Moto Maker on the cards for SA?

2015-03-03 10:00

The world's biggest computer maker Lenovo says it is adopting a phased launch process regarding its smartphone and customisation options in SA, reports Fin24's Gareth van Zyl from Barcelona.

Motorola puts smartwatch on sale

2014-09-05 18:06

Motorola has kicked off sales of its new smartwatch, in a series of product launches which could be the last before the firm is sold to China's Lenovo.

Motorola chief departs

2014-02-14 13:22

The head of Google-owned Motorola, Dennis Woodside, had announced he is leaving the smartphone maker.

Motorola eyes 'aggressive' moves

2014-01-07 12:30

Motorola is pushing all the buttons to regain prominence in the smartphone market, including aggressive pricing, chief executive Dennis Woodside has said.

Motorola unveils 'affordable' Moto G

2013-11-13 20:39

Google-owned Motorola Mobility has unveiled the Moto G, aimed at the half-billion consumers around the world, many in emerging markets, who want a cheap smartphone.

US court revives Apple-Motorola gripe

2013-08-08 09:33

A US appeals court has revived an Apple smartphone patent complaint against Motorola Mobility.

EU backs Apple in Google patent fight

2013-05-06 12:58

Google-owned Motorola has been abusing its market dominance in Germany by filing a patent injunction against Apple, say European Union anti-trust officials.

Microsoft wins in patent fight

2013-02-08 13:00

A federal judge has tossed out more than a dozen patent infringement claims filed against Microsoft by Google-owned Motorola Mobility.


Motorola phones making a comeback in SA this week

2016-10-17 11:22

Chinese computing giant Lenovo is readying to launch its ‘Moto’ smartphones in South Africa on Thursday, a move that heralds the return of Motorola in South Africa.

Would you save your smartphone before your cat?

2015-07-28 21:28

Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone and take it in the shower.

Motorola smartphones are coming back to SA

2015-01-28 10:25

The devices will officially return to South Africa in 2015 thanks to a push by its parent company Lenovo - the world’s biggest PC manufacturer.

EU moves to end smartphone patent wars

2014-04-29 15:10

The European Commission has moved to stem aggressive patent lawsuits by smartphone and tablet makers against rivals.

Google sheds Motorola in $2.91bn Lenovo deal

2014-01-30 08:11

Google has agreed to sell Motorola to China's Lenovo for $2.91bn, after a lacklustre effort to turn around the smartphone maker it bought for $12.5bn.

Motorola launches more affordable smartphone

2013-11-15 11:10

Google-owned Motorola Mobility has moved to shake up the global smartphone market with an entry-level handset aimed at cost-sensitive consumers around the world.

US smartphone as cheap as Chinese

2013-08-28 22:38

A research firm says the Motorola phone made in the US isn't more expensive to make than those assembled in China.

Review: Motorola Moto X

2013-08-02 08:01

With Google as its new owner, Motorola is introducing the Moto X, a phone notable for innovations in manufacturing, as part of an attempt to regain its stature.

Court: iPhone unlocking patent invalid

2013-04-05 19:52

Germany's patent court invalidated a patent held by Apple - and contested by rivals Motorola and Samsung - on its "slide to unlock" function for smartphones, but the ruling can still be appealed.

Microsoft wins patent case vs Motorola

2012-09-20 20:35

Microsoft has won a patent case in Germany against Google's Motorola over mobile device technology.

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