| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
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Shares of TiVo Inc. jumped more than 8% on Thursday because of a report that the set-top box maker had reached a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit.
TiVo sued Motorola last year for...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Shares of TiVo Inc. plummeted Friday after the set-top box maker announced a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit, Cisco and Time Warner Cable for less than expected.
TiVo said Friday it reached a settlement with the three companies for a...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:46 AM
If the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One were the top smartphones of the first half of the year, then the Motorola Moto X is expected to be the star of the second half.
Motorola, a division of Google, offered new details about the device in a full-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
WWED: What would Edison do?
What would the inventor whose patents made so much of modern life possible have to say about this development:
A Google-owned company has just filed for a patent for a stick-on temporary neck tattoo, a kind of electronic...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Google will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week.
Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014.
Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dropbox is unveiling new ways for people to hold onto and share their digital stuff as it tries to build on the popularity of its online storage service.
With an initial public offering in the works, Chief Executive Drew Houston said...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The global wearable computing market is rapidly expanding beyond early-adopter status.
After a strong year in 2013, shipment volumes for wearable tech will exceed 19 million units this year, more than tripling last year's sales, according to market...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Google took its biggest step to support smartwatch devices Tuesday by announcing Android Wear, a version of its mobile software designed specifically for wearable devices.
Following Google's announcement, LG and Motorola both announced new smartwatch...
| Mar 24, 2014
The past four columns have been more serious than consumers of my worldly workplace wisdom have come to expect. Perhaps it's a sign of maturity, or maybe an indication that I've begun viewing the working world with greater reverence.