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Motorola’s new ‘Moto X’ phone to be made in Texas

Motorola is planning a new, made-in-the-USA "Moto X" smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said Wednesday, confirming speculation once-dominant mobile ph...

 

Motorola's new 'Moto X' phone to be made in Texas

Motorola is planning a new, made-in-the-USA “Moto X” smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said Wednesday, confirming speculation once-dominant mobile phone manufacturer plans to make a return on launch fiercely competitive mobile market.

Motorola, which Google Inc. has bought 12500000000 $ in 2012, steadily ceded market share to Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., with its latest mobile collecting a relatively warm. The “Moto X”, the details are not yet available, will be built in a 500,000 square foot factory in Texas that 2,000 people in August

will employ

Woodside told the AllThingsD conference in Palos Verdes, it was “pretty confident in the products we will be shipping in the fall.”

(The story corrects square film installation in the second paragraph to 500,000 from 5500)

(Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic Mounting Andre Grenon.)

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Microsoft made mistakes in early mobile strategy: Bill Gates

 

Microsoft made mistakes in early mobile strategy: Bill Gates

Microsoft Corp. Bill Gates said he was not satisfied with the pace of business innovation in recent years, and he had mismanaged its mobile strategy at the beginning.

“We have not missed mobile phones, but the way we have, we can not charge. Clearly this is a mistake,” Gates, former CEO of Microsoft, said in a rare interview with CBS.

Doors

covered questions about whether he was satisfied with the performance of CEO Steve Ballmer. Ballmer said he realized many things, but he and Steve Ballmer are not satisfied.

“(Steve Ballmer) and I are two of the most self-critical people I know,” said Mr. Gates.

“There are many great things Steve achieved leadership â € Windows 8, the surface computer, Bing, Xbox. Is it enough No, he and I are not convinced revolutionary in terms of things that we do everything we can . “

Ballmer took over as CEO of Microsoft in February 2000. The shares have fallen 45 percent since then.

Former Microsoft executive Joachim Kempin, said in a book he wrote about his time with the company that Ballmer is not the right leader for the global software company the most important, but kept her grip on him, forcing systematically increase any manager who challenged his authority.

His criticism echoes

investor David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital, who has called for Ballmer to resign in 2011.

Microsoft has been criticized for its latest version of Windows 8 for various devices, while the search engine Bing has gained only a small market share.