US WiMAX poster child Clearwire made its debut in the city of Chicago this week as the service provider expands its nationwide footprint.
In the mobile handset space, volume market leaders like Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson are being challenged by RIM, Apple, HTC and Palm, which are significantly eroding their market share with an assault in the smartphone market.
It used to be that a man was defined by his actions. Well, in Motorola’s world view, this is no longer the case. The US vendor this week proclaimed that man is instead defined by his technology choices.
Motorola’s big bet on the Android-powered Droid device may just pay off and help the reinvented company turn its fortunes around.
UK mobile operator Orange is attracting criticism this week as it prepares to go up against O2 with its own iPhone offer.
The Motorola Droid, unveiled last week as the first Android-powered handset to use the version 2.0 firmware, is on its way to Europe under the guise of the Motorola Milestone.
Earlier this week, scientists and military personnel gathered in a Latvian meadow somewhere near the Estonian border and gazed in awe at a ten metre wide crater thought to have been caused by a meteor strike.
It’s been a good week for struggling vendor Motorola so far, with the company reporting its second helping of good news in as many days.
Struggling handset vendor Motorola put an end to the rumours on Wednesday, finally releasing more information on its Droid device – its first such handset to run Android 2.0.
Struggling US vendor Motorola said Tuesday that it has been awarded a managed services contract by Zain Iraq.
Struggling vendor Motorola made its last stand late Thursday, with the unveiling of its first Android powered smartphone, which if reports are correct, should be the first of many such devices.
It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings, so they say. And if the ‘it’ in this particular instance is the summertime, then the fat lady is none other than Mama Cass, and she’s crooning that ‘all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey’. It’s autumn. The Informer himself is a seasonal harbinger, of course, and his reappearance, like that of the little robin redbreast, means winter’s on its way.
Second placed Japanese operator KDDI has tapped Motorola and NEC to build its LTE network, with an eye to launching commercial services in late 2012.
Fading giants Motorola and Blockbuster have teamed up in a bid to revive both their flagging fortunes by putting on demand movie services on Motorola handsets.
Second quarter 2009 handset market data from Gartner shows lead player Nokia coming under increasing pressure as the smartphone sector outperforms the market. Overall handset shipments were down 6.1 per cent year on year for Q209, at 286.1 million but smartphone sales increased by 27 per cent to reach almost 41 million.