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Project Ara dscout Program Closing, Google Looks To Make It Reality

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Project Ara, the modular phone project started under a Google owned Motorola and continues on in Google’s hands is closing down it’s dscout program. The dscout program was a R&D effort by the company to get as many ideas and thoughts from regular users as they could. Google cultivated as much data as they could to use in making the prototype Ara phone and will likely keep using that data in the full production as well. You can read Dan Makoski’s email farewell below. 

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Motorola Shuts Down US Assembly Plant – Offers Moto X Discount

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Just the other day, Motorola announced that they’d be shutting down their North Texas assembly facility for the Moto X, not quite a year after it opened with a big party.  Selling a phone that was assembled in the United States – even if most of the parts were sourced from overseas – was a big selling point for Motorola.  While plenty of cell phones are designed and modeled in the US, the Moto X was the only phone to be assembled here.  Slumping sales of the custom-designed  Moto-X were likely to blame.  While the Moto X is a well-designed phone with decent specs, it never took off like I’m sure Motorola would have wanted.

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Motorola Extends Android Beyond The Moto X And Cell Phones

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Motorola today announced three enterprise mobile computers running the most popular version of the Android operating system (OS) supported by new Extensions (Mx) by Motorola Solutions security features and the fourth generation of RhoMobile Suite’s cross-platform development framework. This new set of technologies and development tools will help businesses adapt, enhance, integrate and secure the Android OS for enterprise customers.

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