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Google CFO discusses reports of Samsung/Google conflicts

Google CFO discusses reports of Samsung/Google conflicts

There has been various reports about Google and Samsung's relationship being on the rocks due to Samsung's increasing success. The reports say that Samsung's dominance in the Android market had Google concerned about the future between the two companies. There were even reports that Google was conspiring with other manufacturers, like HTC and HP, to keep Samsung and its products in check. But Google's CFO, Patrick Pichette, has his own opinion on the topic.

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Google Now, Glass, and designing context: SlashGear talks wearables with Matias Duarte

Google Now, Glass, and designing context: SlashGear talks wearables with Matias Duarte

Google Now doesn't get the recognition it deserves, but that will change if Google's Matias Duarte, director of Android user experience, has anything to do with it, and it may well be in a comfortable marriage with Project Glass. SlashGear sat down with Duarte at Mobile World Congress this week to talk Google Now and how it and Glass, not only share some common DNA, but might well find themselves the future of Android itself.

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Motorola DROID RAZR M HD leaked with details

Motorola DROID RAZR M HD leaked with details

A few details have been leaked by an anonymous tipster as to what the next-generation DROID RAZR M will be, building on the greatness of the already fabulous palm-sized beast. We had our first look at the original DROID RAZR M earlier this year in NYC, the reveal event also playing host to one of the first public showings of a newly minted Google-owned Motorola, complete with Google-minded software choices for Android - like on-screen buttons, for example. Here we're seeing the logical next step for the DROID RAZR M with an "HD" name addition, but the specifications we're seeing aren't quite as solid as we'd hope - not logically, that is.

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Google weighing twin bids for Motorola set-top box business

Google weighing twin bids for Motorola set-top box business

Google is weighing two bids for its unwanted Motorola set-top box business, insiders claim, with Pace and Arris Group believed to have emerged as primary suitors. The bidding - unspecified, but Google was believed to be looking for roughly $2bn back in August - could be complicated by certain restrictions Google wishes to implement, Bloomberg reports, such as maintaining a portion of the equity and the STB unit's patents.

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Google replacing Mergers and Acquisitions chief

Google replacing Mergers and Acquisitions chief

This week it's been tipped that the man behind Google's Mergers & Acquisitions group, David Lawee, will be moved to a new investment group inside the company while his position is filled by one Don Harrison. This information comes from an anonymous source speaking with Rueters where they've received the information on agreement that this unauthorized source not be revealed. The corporate development group that Lawee currently resides over inside Google will have a new face in Harrison after a number of years with the same man keeping the boss seat warm.

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FTC may be close to decision in Google antitrust review

FTC may be close to decision in Google antitrust review

It may not be long before Google finds itself being taken to court by the FTC, as new reports are claiming that the FTC is nearing a decision about whether or not it wants to hit Google with a lawsuit. Mercury News claims that a decision could come before the end of the year, and if the FTC decides that it want to take Google to trial, it could mean bad things for the search giant. Specifically, Google could be forced to part with some of its services, either being forced by the FTC to shut them down or sell them off.

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Motorola Electrify 2 Review (US Cellular)

Motorola Electrify 2 Review (US Cellular)

Motorola's first Electrify was a handset that we couldn't help but love. Now Motorola is back with the Electrify 2 on US Cellular, and though its a great looking phone that has some respectable specifications, there are just a few things that come off feeling a little lackluster. The question is: are those underwhelming features enough to make potential owners look elsewhere, or is the Electrify 2 a phone that should have your attention despite a few missteps? Keep on reading to find out.

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Motorola kills Android Webtop

Motorola kills Android Webtop

Motorola has axed development of its Webtop system, claiming underwhelming sales means further investment in the idea of using a smartphone as the core of a desktop-replacement hub was unfeasible. Webtop, a custom feature of several recent Motorola Android smartphones, worked with desktop docks and notebook-like Lapdock clamshells to offer a full version of Firefox among other features; however, Motorola confirmed to CNET, the expectation is that core Android functionality itself will make its own Webtop work redundant.

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Motorola beats back Microsoft in latest Android ban attempt

Motorola beats back Microsoft in latest Android ban attempt

Motorola has fended off a patent lawsuit from Microsoft, with the Google-owned smartphone company convincing a German court that its devices do not infringe IP around bridging a device's radio and apps. The patent, "Method and radio interface layer comprising a set of application programming interfaces (APIs)," was infringed by Motorola's Android devices in how they access contacts entries and other elements, Microsoft argued, but the lower regional court of Mannheim decided it disagreed.

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