Motorola Inc., the largest U.S. mobile-phone maker, climbed 3.5 percent in New York trading after its earnings forecast signaled demand for models like the Droid is helping to reverse a three-year sales slump.
Microsoft Corp. , the world’s largest software company, filed patent-infringement claims targeting Motorola Inc. ’s Android smartphones, in the latest skirmish in the growing market for versatile mobile devices.
Zebra Technologies Corp. is buying a unit of Motorola Solutions Inc. for $3.45 billion, borrowing most of the amount for a bet on mobile-computing services for businesses that need to track employees and products.
Four years after he began agitating for change at Motorola Inc. , Carl Icahn will get his wish Jan. 4 with the spinoff of its mobile-phone unit. He still hasn’t made money on the investment, according to Bloomberg calculations.
Apple Inc., following complaints about reception problems with its iPhone 4, discovered a software problem that has displayed inaccurately high signal strength since the original device was introduced in 2007.