| 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.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Google is aiming to sell $50 customizable modular phones by early next year, the company said this week.
In a report in Time magazine, Google said it is continuing to work on Project Ara, an effort to create phones that users can easily modify by...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Motorola Mobility, the Chicago-based company now owned by Google, is closing its Texas plant that it designed to be the center American smartphone manufacturing.
The plant has only been open for a year, and already shed more than 75 percent of its...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have settled their sprawling patent lawsuits, bringing to a close — for the moment — one of the most bitter legal feuds in Silicon Valley.
Late Friday afternoon, the companies issued a brief statement announcing an...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Google Inc. has agreed to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.91 billion, the Silicon Valley company confirmed Wednesday.
Chief Executive Larry Page confirmed the deal in a blog post Wednesday, after reports from Reuters, China Daily and...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Google anunció hoy la venta de su filial de telefonía Morotola Mobility al gigante chino Lenovo por 2.910 millones de dólares, apenas dos años y medio después de comprar esa compañía de móviles por 12.500 millones de dólares.
La operación concretada hoy...