Posts Tagged ‘Motorola’
We already know what companies like Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. think of patent trolling. Turns out, some politicians aren’t particularly fond of the questionable practice, either.
The federal case that was supposed to bring a halt to patent troll Innovatio’s ongoing shakedown of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops took a strange turn when a federal judge threw out racketeering allegations brought by Cisco, Motorola and Netgear.
The former BrightPoint executive who came to Ingram by acquisition last summer and ended up heading the distributor’s North American mobility efforts has landed a new gig as the COO of the consumer review site.
Enterprise mobility firm Good Technology names Motorola and Apple vet Christy Wyatt to the role of CEO, signaling a new direction for the firm and expanded channel opportunity as it seeks creative ways to differentiate in the hot MDM space.
CBS news magazine 60 Minutes detailed U.S. government allegations that China-based Huawei is a security and economic threat. A Channelnomics spot survey finds the vast majority of solution providers are wary of companies labeled threats, and are unlikely to work with them and their distribution partners.
Members of the House Intelligence Committee urge U.S. companies to avoid doing business with Huawei, saying the Chinese telco vendor poses a threat of espionage and IP theft.
Samsung, Apple, Google, Motorola, HTC and Microsoft are in a never-ending battle to stave off rivals from encroaching on their mobile technologies through patent-infringement claims. It’s a good strategy for protecting intellectual property, but it works against the channel.
Motorola unites its partner program, bringing PartnerSelect ISVs into its PartnerEmpower program, and allowing PartnerEmpower resellers to access new wireless solution specializations . Can Motorola partners work together to deliver end-to-end solutions?
Microsoft went “all in” on Windows Phone 7 to reverse its fortunes against Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS in the smartphones wars. Left out of the battle, though, was Windows Mobile, the operating system for rugged devices, a sector Microsoft thought was secure. Not only is that position being threatened, Microsoft may have already lost the ruggedized market.
Mobility is poised to become the next big thing in technology, as more than 3 billion IP-enabled devices are set to flood the market in the next year alone. End users want mobile device management (MDM), so it’s up to solution providers to select the right platform. Here are a few thoughts on selecting mobile management solutions.