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Best Buy Drops The Moto X Price To $99

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Best Buy has dropped the price of the Moto X to half.  The Moto X now costs $99 on contract with Best Buy.  The Moto X has a 4.7-inch OLED screen, 1280×720 display, Android 4.2.2 operating system, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, and has either 16GB or 32GB of storage.  The Moto X is carried by all 4 major U.S. carriers.  The $99 price is for the 16GB version of the phone.  This price also means that Best Buy is selling the Moto X for cheaper than Amazon.com, unless you are a new Sprint customer.  New Sprint customers can buy the Moto X from Amazon.com for $79.99.  The Best Buy price covers upgrades and new accounts.
[Source: UberGizmo]

Motorola Is Shipping 100,000 Moto X Devices Per Week From Texas Facility

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The Moto X is known for being assembled and customized in the United States, which is what Google emphasized in the marketing on the device.  Reuters has reported that Motorola is shopping around 100,000 Moto X phones per week from their Texas facility.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Wins $14 Million Patent Trial Against Motorola

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has won a $14 million patent lawsuit against Google-owned Motorola.  The courts have ruled that Motorola failed to comply with fair and reasonable licensing terms when negotiating with Microsoft over WiFi and H.264 intellectual property.  This is why the jury has awarded Microsoft with $14 million in damages.  This lawsuit is related to an injunction against Microsoft products in Germany.
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Motorola Droid 5 Pictures Allegedly Leak With A QWERTY Slider

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If you prefer to have your phones with a built-in keyboard, you may be happy to hear that the Motorola Droid 5 may potentially have a built-in QWERTY keyboard as indicated by the leaked images above that was posted on Weibo.  The Droid 5 is also believed to have wireless charging, NFC, and waterproof/dust-proof features.  The leaked photo also shows the Verizon 4G LTE logo.

[Source: Weibo]

AT&T To Start Selling The Moto X On August 23rd

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AT&T users will be able to get buy the Moto X before any other phone company subscribers.  The Moto X will be hitting AT&T on August 23rd through their retail store or the website.  Customers that want to buy the 16GB Moto X with a two-year agreement will have to spent $199.99.  The 32GB version costs $249.99.  The AT&T Next installment plan will have to pay an extra $27 per month for the 16GB model and $32 month for the 32GB version.
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Dennis Woodside Indicates A Cheaper Moto X Is Coming

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The Motorola Moto X smartphone packs some powerful specs including the X8 processor, 4.7-inch RGB AMOLED 720p display, 2GB RAM, and 10-megapixel ClearPixel camera, and 24 hours of mixed usage battery time.

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Microsoft Generated $222 Million From Mobile This Quarter

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Microsoft Corporation is heavily involved in the mobile industry thanks to the introduction of the Windows Phone operating system a few years ago and their aggressive patent litigation settlements.  “Windows Phone revenue, reflecting patent licensing revenue and sales of Windows Phone licenses, increased $222 million,” said Microsoft in a statement.

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Google Reported $14.11 Billion For Q2 2013, 1.5 Million New Android Activations Per Day, $54.4 Billion In Cash On-Hand

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Google provided their quarterly earnings on Thursday.  The company reported $14.11 billion in revenues, which is a 19% increase over Q2 last year.  Wall Street analysts were expecting around $14.45 billion.  Google has $54.4 billion in cash on-hand.
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