Electronics

Motorola's Next Moto Mod May Be The Virtual Viewer VR

Motorola's Next Moto Mod May Be The Virtual Viewer VR

Android Police reports, based on sources familiar with the company's plans, that following the layoffs, Motorola will be focussing on the Moto E, Moto G and Moto Z phones for now.

As part of the strategy to consolidate its retail presence, earlier in January 2018, Motorola had announced the opening of 50 new Moto Hubs in New Delhi.

US Embassy Warns About Threat To Mexico Resort Town, Issues Travel Ban
The Mexican Tourism Board told "CBS This Morning" that the US security alert implies "safety issues without any basis in fact". Canada has also updated its travel advisory for Mexico , urging its citizens to "exercise a high degree of caution".

The iconic mobile phone brand Moto that was acquired by Lenovo from Google in the year 2014 for 2.91 billion dollars, is not venting up to be as successful as expected by the Chinese brand. However, the Moto Mods will be continued but with the focus being again on mods that can actually turn a profit. The report says this means products such as gamepad and health tracker mods will get the cut.

Lenovo, without much detail, announced the layoffs late in the year 2017 that would occur over the next few quarters. This weeks employment reductions are a continuation of that process. The statement confirmed that the brand would continue putting efforts in the modular smartphone space with the Moto Z series. Chen was initially hesitant to discuss the situation, saying "There has been some shocking news recently, I can not tell publicly", though he did go on to claim that "the Z team in Moto was irreversibly impacted". Replying to a question by an Indiegogo backer about the impact of the layoff exercise on the Mods team, Chen while saying he can not give details "publicly" said the "Mods and Z team in Moto was irreversibly impacted". The reports also seemed to indicate that the Moto Z line won't continue. In addition to smartphones, the Moto Hubs will be selling accessories such as headphones, moto mods, shells and case covers. Motorola countered our reported with a very vague statement, saying the layoffs were less than half of the existing staff (AP confirmed it to be a total of 190 people) and that the Moto Z family would live on.


  • Post-Brexit deal should be about more than trade

    Post-Brexit deal should be about more than trade

    He said that the European Union has not heard any further information about the criteria of potential exclusion. Britain's rejected an EU idea of keeping Northern Ireland inside the customs union.
    57 senators to back Nawaz-nominated PML-N's Senate chairmanship candidate: party

    57 senators to back Nawaz-nominated PML-N's Senate chairmanship candidate: party

    Talking to media persons in Islamabad, Saad Rafique said PML-N was grateful to all its allies who assured it of their support. The PML-N leader pointed out that horse trading must be opposed by all political parties as it was against democratic act.
    Irving returns, powers Celtics by Timberwolves

    Irving returns, powers Celtics by Timberwolves

    A key to Boston's victory was the production from their second unit as they outscored the T-Wolves bench 42-20. Paul George added 21 points, Corey Brewer had 17, Steven Adams 16, and Carmelo Anthony 11.
  • Heads Up: China's Tiangong-1 Space Station Is Crashing to Earth

    Heads Up: China's Tiangong-1 Space Station Is Crashing to Earth

    In recent months, the spacecraft has been speeding up and it is now falling by around 6km (3.7 miles) a week. Visitors look at a model of the Tiangong-1 space station at an exhibition in Beijing in June a year ago .
    Under-fire Emery still believes in PSG blueprint

    Under-fire Emery still believes in PSG blueprint

    The ex-Juventus coach is widely expected to leave at the end of the season, with PSG a possible destination. "I don't think about my future".
    Germany backs European Union  decision to respond to United States  steel tariffs-spokesman

    Germany backs European Union decision to respond to United States steel tariffs-spokesman

    The outcome will only be harmful", Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on the sidelines of an annual meeting of China's parliament. The import tariffs are likely to face retaliation from America's top trading partners, the European Union and China.
  • The Avengers: Infinity War To Feature Thanos MCU Origin

    The Avengers: Infinity War To Feature Thanos MCU Origin

    Tossing moons around must be how Thanos got so swole. "And what I see is this in this guy's eyes". Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee are the executive producers.

    EnLink Midstream Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:ENLC)

    Georgia-based Atlantic Tru Gp Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DM). Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 134.51 million shares or 2.12% more from 131.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
    Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries

    Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries

    The midterm elections have kicked into gear as Texas voters headed to the polls for the first statewide primaries of 2018. Texas has routinely elected GOP officials in statewide races for a generation, though recently with declining margins.
  • China says U.S.  soybeans 'prime target' over tariffs: trade group

    China says U.S. soybeans 'prime target' over tariffs: trade group

    Meanwhile, other countries seeking exemptions will need to negotiate through offers to enhance US national security. Trump temporarily exempted its North American neighbours, Canada and Mexico , from the newest measures.
    Arkansas beats Florida in SEC quarterfinals

    Arkansas beats Florida in SEC quarterfinals

    The No. 23 Florida Gators are riding in a three-game winning streak including an 80-67 win over Kentucky to close out the season. The Tennessee Volunteers are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line.
    Snapchat Takes Notes From Instagram Stories With New Tagging Feature

    Snapchat Takes Notes From Instagram Stories With New Tagging Feature

    Once rolled out, the feature could not only improve Snap streaks, but also help in greater conversation and user engagement. Snapchat has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing a new feature that allows users to tag others in photos and videos.