Can Motorola’s cloud-based DVR kick-start TV Everywhere?

Motorola is developing a cloud-based virtual DVR that would allow pay TV subscribers the ability to access their shows from anywhere on almost any device. With content owners able to manage rights on this system, it could accelerate TV Everywhere adoption.

Motorola prepares to hail new Google overlords

Meet the new boss, Motorola employees: Google reportedly plans to name Dennis Woodside, a veteran Google sales executive overseeing the merger, as the new CEO, replacing current Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha.

Android still 1st choice among virgin smartphone buyers

The iPhone may have passed over Android in total U.S. smartphone sales, but Google’s platform still has one key advantage: it’s attracting more mobile data newbies. According to the NPD Group, 57 percent of first-time smartphone buyers last quarter chose Android handsets.

Motorola Mobility wins injunction against Apple in Germany

On Friday morning the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany ruled in favor of Motorola Mobility in one of the patent infringement cases brought by the company against Apple. It’s a significant ruling that represents a major victory for the company Google is buying.

Business as usual for Apple in Germany despite injunction

On Friday, Motorola Mobility was granted a preliminary injunction against Apple by a German court, but despite that victory, it’s business as usual for the iPhone maker in Germany as of Monday. Apple’s retail and online stores are still selling the company’s entire range of products.

Bob Galvin, longtime Motorola CEO, passes away

Robert Galvin, the former CEO and chairman of Motorola, passed away today at the age of 89. He took over the reigns of the automotive radio manufacturing company in 1959 and stayed through 1990. He oversaw the development of the first mobile phone among other innovations.

Ooyala gets social, grabs Motorola Mobility money

Online video distribution startup Ooyala has received a strategic investment from hardware maker Motorola Mobility. The announcement comes just a day after Ooyala launched new social features, and while Motorola is in the midst of being acquired by Google in a deal worth $12.5 billion.