Motorola Mobility

Arris closes Motorola deal

Technology provider Arris has completed its acquisition of the Motorola Home business from Google. Arris paid Google roughly US$2.2 billion (€1.7 billion) in cash and issued Google 10.6 million shares of its common stock in connection with the deal. The cash portion was paid using debt financing and the sale by Arris of a further 10.6 million shares to Comcast […]

Viewers want content on the move, claims Motorola research

Changing viewing habits have not dented content consumption, though 76% said they would be interested in a service that automatically loads programming to a mobile device to enjoy on the move, according to new research. Motorola Mobility’s Fourth Annual Media Engagement Barometer found that TV viewing had risen from 10 hours per week in 2011 […]

Comcast takes stake in Arris following Motorola Home deal

Technology provider Arris, which acquired the Motorola Home business from Motorola Mobility in December, is to sell approximately 10.6 million shares to Comcast for US$150 million (€112 million). The sale of shares is related to the Motorola acquisition. The shares issued to Comcast will reduce, on a share-for-share basis, the number of shares of Arris […]

Arris and Motorola secure Emmy recognition for ad insertion

Arris and Motorola Mobility have secured recognition for their local ad insertion-enabling technologies in the form of Emmy awards for their products this year. Arris won a Technical & Engineering Emmy for the development and commercialisation of digital infrastructure for local ad insertion – the fifth Emmy awarded to the company since 2004. Arris’s Sky […]

Google’s Motorola files suit against Apple

Google’s Motorola Mobility unit has filed a patent infringement suit against Apple, alleging that the latter has violated its intellectual property. The company has filed a complaint with the US international Trade Commission alleging that Apple has infringed seven patents, including patens covering the Siri voice-activation system used on the latest generation of iPhones. Motorola […]