In an interview with Fortune, Yuanqing Yang says that his company seeks to replicate its ThinkPad success with Motorola.
FORTUNE -- Fresh from signing a $2.91 billion deal with Larry Page to acquire Google's Motorola unit, Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang spoke to Motorola employees for 45 minutes at the latter company's headquarters outside of Chicago on Thursday. Immediately after that meeting, Yang discussed the deal and Lenovo's plans to compete in the MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Jan 30, 2014 4:01 PM ET
It only took six quarters, but Facebook earnings show it has won over the mobile skeptics.
FORTUNE -- Since its disastrous IPO in 2012, Facebook has worked to quiet the skeptics. With its annual earnings report Wednesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg can finally relax: Facebook (FB) is officially a mobile company.
The fourth quarter marks the first time mobile advertising accounted for the majority of Facebook's revenue, representing 53% of income at $1.25 billion. MOREErin Griffith - Jan 29, 2014 7:18 PM ET
Google CEO Larry Page admitted that it didn't make sense for Google to remain in the handset business.
FORTUNE -- After trying and failing to compete effectively in the handset business, Google is selling its Motorola business unit to Lenovo, the world's largest and fastest-growing PC maker, for $2.91 billion in cash and stock.
MORE: Can Lenovo do it?
After the deal, Google (GOOG) will retain the vast majority of patents it acquired with MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Jan 29, 2014 5:46 PM ET
The mobile chipmaker obtains the storied Palm, IPAQ portfolio to fuel its growing businesses.
FORTUNE -- Qualcomm (QCOM) announced on Thursday that it acquired some 2,400 patents (and pending patent applications) from Hewlett-Packard (HP).
The deal was announced quietly -- the official statement was only 98 words in length -- and gives the former, the world's most valuable semiconductor company, a more formidable position in mobile intellectual property and the latter, a MOREAndrew Nusca - Jan 23, 2014 6:19 PM ET
The company's new CEO hopes to turn a profit by 2016. Which means quite a bit must change.
FORTUNE -- Smartphones are a consumer business. Apple (AAPL) taught us this truth back in 2007 when it introduced the iPhone. Chief information officers are now acquiescing to it as their employees insist on bringing their own devices to work.
For the last five years, BlackBerry (BBRY) has tried to win consumers over, too. MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Jan 9, 2014 2:13 PM ET
The $3.3 billion purchase bolsters the U.S. telecom company's bid to take out AT&T.
FORTUNE -- You may not have noticed, but there's an epic wireless war going on in the United States. T-Mobile (TMUS), long thought to be uncompetitive in a market dominated by Verizon Wireless (VZ) and AT&T (T), is working to close the gap between it and its larger rivals. A dazed Sprint (S) sits somewhere in between.
T-Mobile US MOREAndrew Nusca - Jan 6, 2014 12:20 PM ET
You can be forgiven for not knowing Steve Mollenkopf's name. Or even the name of the highly successful semiconductor company he's been tapped to run.
FORTUNE -- If you hadn't heard much about Qualcomm (QCOM) COO Steve Mollenkopf until last week, you're not alone. On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Microsoft (MSFT) was seriously considering the longtime wireless executive for its top job, along with a long list of potential successors, including former Nokia MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Dec 17, 2013 5:00 AM ET
In four years, Kabam went from San Francisco startup to major global player. (Must have been something in the dumplings.)
FORTUNE -- Kabam, the San Francisco mobile gaming company, has all the wrong things going for it.
Its 33-year-old founder and CEO, Kevin Chou, is neither an arrogant new college graduate nor a high-profile former big-company executive. The company's core customers are gamers, not housewives, giving Kabam a certain dog-bites-man quality about MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Dec 12, 2013 6:20 AM ET
If Microsoft ends up giving away its mobile operating systems, it will be playing catch-up with Google's dominant Android OS.
FORTUNE -- Microsoft (MSFT) is reportedly considering a radical shift in its mobile strategy: offering its operating systems free to manufacturers of mobile devices.
The Verge, quoting unnamed sources "familiar with Microsoft's plans" reported Wednesday that the company might trade in the revenues it gets from licensing Windows Phone and Windows RT by MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Dec 11, 2013 3:26 PM ET
Viral hit app QuizUp wasn't always flying so high. Two years ago, its founder was nearly bankrupt.
By Eli Epstein
FORTUNE -- For Icelandic game studio Plain Vanilla, the last few months have been anything but boring.
The studio launched its smash iPhone trivia hit QuizUp on November 7, and quickly attracted 3.5 million registered users. Since that launch, QuizUp has bobbed in and out of the No. 1 spot in the MOREDec 11, 2013 9:15 AM ET
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