Tag Archives: Motorola

The Dangerous Liaisons (Updated)

Did you know that a smartphone might involve as many as 250,000 patent claims? You may easily understand why the $ 4.5 billion auction to buy 6,000 Nortel patents by the consortium formed by Apple, Microsoft, Research in Motion, Sony Ericsson and EMC was so cruel. You may also easily understand why Google, the loser of the Nortel auction, decided to react immediately acquiring Motorola and its patent portfolio made of more than 17,000 approved patents (and another 7,500 patents filed and pending approval) for the large sum of $ 12.5 billion.... Read More

What if Android Reassembles The Puzzle?

ComScore has just published its Press Release related to February 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share. 69.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during the three months ending in February 2011, up 13 % from the preceding period. As we have become accustomed to a few months, the Android is still on the top, earning 7 percentage points since November 2010, achieving a 33% market share. RIM ranked second with 28.9 percent market share, followed by Apple with 25.2 percent. Microsoft (7.7 %) and Palm (2.8 %) rounded out the top five.... Read More

Il Processore? E’ Pronto! Tutti A Tavola…

Nel giorno in cui trapela la notizia secondo la quale Intel avrebbe proposto alcune concessioni all’Unione Europea, per ora rimaste segrete, che ammorbidirebbero i dubbi relativi all’acquisizione di McAfee (il verdetto è stato spostato al 26 gennaio, ma le voci propendono per un esito positivo per il colosso di Santa Clara), segnalo su Repubblica.it questa interessante intervista a Shmuel “Mooly” Eden, Vice President di Intel e padre dei processori Centrino.... Read More