Lenovo buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion

After a brief sojourn in Google Inc.’s hands, Motorola Mobility has got another buyer, with Google announcing today it was selling the smartphone brand to Lenovo Group Limited for $2.91 billion U.S. Lenovo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Google+ with Guy Kawasaki: Guy’s social tactics

We sat down with former Apple evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki yesterday at Avaya Evolutions in Toronto and focused our interview on Google+. In his role as an advisor for Google-owned Motorola

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google+ with Guy Kawasaki: It’s about passions

We sat down with former Apple evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki Jan. 22 at Avaya Evolutions in Toronto and focused our interview on Google+. In his role as an advisor for Google-owned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google+ with Guy Kawasaki: Unvoluntary adoption ‘holy grail of marketing’

We sat down with former Apple evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki Jan. 22 at Avaya Evolutions in Toronto and focused our interview on Google+. In his role as an advisor for Google-owned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tech firms large and small ready to hire BlackBerry cast-offs

When BlackBerry Ltd. announced last week it would be axing 4,500 jobs sometime before Christmas, the tech community in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. was left reeling. While the embattled company hasn’t said if all of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So


Mobile security startup Fixmo adds partners

Four-year-old Toronto startup Fixmo Inc. is in the business of securing mobile devices, and is developing some impressive connections. A year after its founding in 2009, the mobile security firm linked up with the U.S.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Grant Buckler

Android claims smartphone throne in Canada

Google's Android operating system is now the most popular smartphone platform used in Canadian households, according to a new survey from Ipsos Reid.As Apple is set to start selling its new iPhone 5

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motorola Defy Pro survives drop and dunk tests

Smartphones are such useful tools that we like to carry them with us wherever we go. But that can sometimes result in doling out some serious punishment in the form of drops and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Hands on with Motorola Atrix HD LTE

Motorola has debuted its Atirx HD LTE smartphone, set for release in Canada later this summer.A sequel to last year's Motorola Atrix, this model sports a larger, HD screen and connects to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Google’s Galaxy Nexus latest victim in mobile patent wars

Apple and Google end up in many litigation battles over smartphone patents. CNN reported last week that Google has had to remove the Galaxy Nexus from its online store -- replacing the “IN STOCK”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 9th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Motoactv offers alternative ‘smart watch’ option to Pebble

As the success of Pebble's Kickstarter project shows, there's a lot of people out there interested in a smart watch that will work as an extension of their smartphone.As of May 3, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motorola Milestone: now good for a rebate

Telus Mobility announced today that it would give you a store credit for your old cell phone, and then find a way to put it to use or dispose of it in an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple’s court victory could put damper on Google’s Motorola deal

A German court has ruled in favor of Apple and dealt a crucial blow to Motorola Mobility in the ongoing patent battle between the two. The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court decided today that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2012 Tony Bradley