Chinese telecom gear firm Lenovo is phasing out the storied Motorola brand for its phones this year, a Motorola executive told CNET on Thursday.
Chinese computer maker Lenovo, which shelled out $2.9 billion to buy Motorola Mobility from Google last year, is moving all of its smartphone business to its Motorola subsidiary, reported eWEEK.
Lenovo's Motorola Mobility revealed Thursday that it is holding a multi-city event on July 28 that appears to be related to a mobile phone announcement.
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Motorola Mobility is hoping the third time's a charm as it tries to convince a federal court that U.S. antitrust laws apply to overseas companies that do business in the States.
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Motorola Mobility, which is being acquired by China's Lenovo from Google for $2.9 billion, has decided to close the only U.S. factory that makes smartphones by the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Google and Apple, longtime legal sparring partners in the mobile realm, called a truce Friday in a joint statement that announced the two would suspend any outstanding smartphone patent litigation against one another. The two tech companies said they will work together to remedy the country's muddled patent system.