News tagged with manufacturing

Motorola to close only US smartphone factory

Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit has announced it will close its Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.

dateMay 30, 2014 in Business
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California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances

On a second attempt, California lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Other
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Taiwan's Acer swings back to profit in Q1

Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer said Thursday it had swung back to profit in the first three months to March, ending three consecutive quarterly losses due to better cost and inventory control.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Business
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