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Motorola Android tablet refresh kicks off November tip sources

Motorola Android tablet refresh kicks off November tip sources

Motorola's 7-inch Android tablet is set to arrive in November, while the company's second attempt at the 10.1-inch segment will follow on in December, according to Chinese reports. Compal is responsible for the design of the smaller slate, the Commercial Times claims, while Motorola has been developing its larger XOOM-replacement in-house; neither is expected to launch running Ice Cream Sandwich, according to the tipsters.

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HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG praise Google’s 17k Motorola patent grab [Update: Samsung]

HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG praise Google’s 17k Motorola patent grab [Update: Samsung]

Google's announcement this morning that it will snap up Motorola Mobility in a $12.5bn deal is already being positioned as a patent-grab first, hardware drive second. The all-important IP - which Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha revealed as amounting to around 17,000 granted patents and a further 7,500 in the pipeline during the company's recent Q2 financial results call - was name-checked by Google CEO Larry Page, and it's the focus of existing Android licensees HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG, too. Official statements after the cut.

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Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

Google has announced that it is buying Motorola Mobility, in a $12.5bn deal expected to close either by the end of the year or the start of 2012. Described by Google CEO Larry Page as a move to "supercharge the Android ecosystem" the deal will see Motorola operated as a separate business with the company remaining an Android licensee.

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Motorola CEO Hints At Plans For Patent Offensive Against Android Rivals

Motorola CEO Hints At Plans For Patent Offensive Against Android Rivals

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha may have just revealed that the company has plans to battle its own Android brethren by going on the offensive with its massive IP portfolio. This comes at a time when the platform's manufacturers are struggling to defend against attacks from rivaling platforms. Apple is in the midst of an attack on Motorola, HTC, and Samsung, while Microsoft has already won royalties from HTC. The conflicts have even elicited a recent spat between Google and Microsoft.

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Motorola wants Nokia-style deal on Windows Phone 7

Motorola wants Nokia-style deal on Windows Phone 7

Motorola Mobility would consider adding Windows Phone 7 to its OS roster, CEO Sanjay Jha has revealed, but only if Microsoft could deliver a similar deal to which it agreed with Nokia. Speaking at the at the Oppenheimer Technology & Communications Conference this week, FierceWireless reports, Jha reiterated earlier comments that the company was still evaluating Windows Phone's long-term viability, and suggested that he did not believe that it, webOS and BlackBerry would all survive.

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Motorola CEO: “We take phones away from people and they start crying”

Motorola CEO: “We take phones away from people and they start crying”

Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha has admitted that the company's research into phone design and functionality has led to tears among users, though the chief exec is more curious about the potential for consolidation with a mobile software business. In an interview with Fortune, Jha suggests that phone manufacturers acquiring each other is not necessarily the best approach, and that instead "consolidation across content manufacturers and hardware and software manufacturers" has more potential value. Given Jha threw out all software on Motorola's phones but Android, could the CEO be hinting at a potential Google merge?

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Motorola CEO blames open Android Market for device woes; MOTOBLUR adding greedy app alerts

Motorola CEO blames open Android Market for device woes; MOTOBLUR adding greedy app alerts

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has blamed poorly tested third-party Android apps for underwhelming performance on Android phones and tablets, claiming that 70-percent of all of the returned devices the company sees are rejected because applications have affected usability. "For power consumption and CPU use, those apps are not tested," Jha said during a webcast of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology conference. "We're beginning to understand the impact that has."

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