The US Federal Communications Commission said on Monday it was investigating a controversial decision by a San Francisco regional transit authority to shut down wireless phone transmissions last week. Read more
Google’s press package for its $12.5bn acquisition of Motorola Mobility included a surprising accompaniment: a list of supportive quotes from HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and LG. Read more
Google is entering the mobile handset manufacturing business with the $12.5bn acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Larry Page, Google’s chief executive of all of four months, has already penned a blog post hailing the potential for the deal to “supercharge the entire Android ecosystem”.
From 1.30pm London time (8.30am New York time) I was live-blogging the conference call between Motorola and Google executives to hear the full rationale behind this blockbuster deal. Read more