Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman, speaks during a Sept. 5, 2012 press conference in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Google’s Motorola misstep could be Lenovo’s boon

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An expensive mistake by Google could turn into a golden opportunity for China’s Lenovo Group as it expands beyond its success in the personal computer industry. Google is ridding itself of […]


Cheap Motorola smartphone available in US early

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule. The company says it was able to produce the Moto G phones faster than […]


The North Korean Arirang smartphone.  (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

Motorola unveils budget smartphone, aimed at world

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola wants to equip the world with the latest smartphone technology at less than a third the typical price. The new Moto G phone starts at $179 in the U.S. without […]


HTC offers larger phone, with fingerprint sensor

NEW YORK (AP) — At your neighborhood coffee shop, you can order your beverage in small, medium or large. Now, you can do that with phones, too. HTC Corp. is introducing a larger version of […]


1st US-made smartphone just as cheap to produce

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola’s new Moto X phone doesn’t cost more to make simply because it’s assembled in Texas, research firm IHS said Wednesday. The Moto X is the first smartphone to carry the […]


Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Solve your computer problems with ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Christian Wheel, host of “Let’s Talk Tech,” will discuss the new Moto X on “Let’s Talk Tech,” Saturday at 5pm on KFWB. Last year, Google acquired Motorola, and the Moto X is the hot new […]


Dave Ulmer

Dave Ulmer on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Dave Ulmer about the challenges facing innovators. A true corporate intrapreneur, he is the author of the provocative new book, The Innovator’s Extinction.


Google delivers 3Q letdown early, stock plummets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – As far as unpleasant surprises go, Google hit Wall Street with a double whammy Thursday. The Internet search leader that prides itself of organizing the world’s information lost control of its […]


Google cutting 4,000 jobs at Motorola unit

(AP) – Google Inc. is making its largest round of layoffs ever as it announced plans to cut about 4,000 jobs at Motorola Mobility just three months after buying the struggling cellphone pioneer. The move […]


Tech Talk: Google, Microsoft and Zuck's new status

Google gets a boost in its fight with Apple for smartphone dominance, Microsoft launches an experiment, and the man who dominates social networks changes his status.  Tom Merritt, the host of Tech News Today, joined […]



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